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Made analysis of the market of fresh fruit in Russia

Market volume totaled in 2015 7698,1 thousand. tonnes.

The fruit grown in Russia practically does not cover the needs of Russian consumers. The largest share in the volume of the market of fresh fruit is imports - in 2015, the share of imports was 99,9%.

At the same time, demand for fruits in Russia is slowly but steadily growing. According to a number of statistical studies, fruits make up about 6% of the expenses of Russians for the purchase of food.

Import and export operations were considered for the product categories: Apples, pears and quinces; citrus; bananas; apricots, cherries, peaches (including nectarines), plums; exotic fruits; grapes; berries; nuts; melons, watermelons, papayas.

In consideration for the future market is expected to increase market share. This is explained by the fact that at present the market is in a "low point", which is due to the deteriorating economic situation in the country, the high volatility of the exchange rate, the unstable political situation (sanctions, embargo and grocery).

The following changes are also expected:

Banana price hikes in the citrus product group, consumption growth is expected; development of apple growing in Russia; Almonds consumption is expected to increase in the walnut market and new suppliers will enter the market due to the imposition of sanctions.

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