Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1 Business

Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1

Fruit and vegetable export turnover experienced a year on year fall of 9.3 percent to 879 million USD in the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
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High agriculture imports drag on economy

Imports of agricultural products and fruit and vegetables in April reached 1.5 billion USD, lifting the total value for the first four months of this year to 5 billion USD – 80 percent more than for the same period in 2009.