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Ukraine increases onion exports to Belarus, Romania and Turkey

Christian Fernsby |
Ukrainian traders have stepped up export shipments of onions to Belarus in addition to continuous large exports to Romania, Turkey and Azerbaijan.

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The reason for the intensification of exports to Belarus was the increased supply of high-quality onions on the Ukrainian market, which has many Ukrainian vegetable growers doubting that prices of onions will increase before the end of the season, reports.

Prices of onions in Ukraine remained low since July 2020 and are presently the lowest in Europe. At the same time, prices for onion on the Belarusian market increased significantly in March 2021, which made the exports even more attractive.

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