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Uzbekistan signs contracts for $1bn at fruit and vegetable fair

Staff Writer |
Uzbekistan signed 355 contracts for $1.009 billion in the result of the First International Fruit and Vegetable Fair, which was held in Tashkent on November 8-9, 2016.

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In line with the agreements Uzbekistan will export for 1.421 million tonnes of fruits and vegetables. At the same time, Uzbekistan will export 120,000 tonnes of products in 2016.

About 32% of total products, which will be exported, make up vegetables, 17% – grape, 25% – fruits, 13% – dried and processed products, 13% – legumes and 1% – melons.

In the result of the fair, Uzbekistan expanded geography of exports of fruits and vegetables.

Uzbekistan signed direct contracts on supply of fruits and vegetables to Germany, Scotland, Switzerland, Great Britain, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Russia, China, Korea, Japan, Iraq, UAE and Turkey.

Over 200 representatives of business circles from 33 countries of the world attended the fair.

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