Potato News from Uzbekistan
The harvest of early potatoes in Uzbekistan is being delayed – imports will rise sharply
March 11, 2023EastFruit analysts have repeatedly paid attention to the grave consequences of abnormally cold weather in Uzbekistan in January.
Potato imports to Uzbekistan have decreased for the first time in five years
February 27, 2023In 2022, the volume of imports of marketable potatoes to Uzbekistan decreased for the first time in the past few years.
Pakistan has become the top exporter of potatoes to Uzbekistan
December 05, 2022According to the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan imported 404100 tonnes of potatoes worth USD 65.9 million from 16 countries in January-October 2022.
Uzbekistan may become one of the five largest potato importers in the world by the end of 2021
December 08, 2021According to EastFruit analysts, Uzbekistan may become one of the five largest potato importers in the world by the end of 2021. Following the results of 11 months, Uzbekistan has already set a new record of potato imports.
Uzbekistan could sharply reduce the imports of potatoes in 2021
April 20, 2021In February EastFruit experts identified the main reasons for the sharp rise in potatos prices in Uzbekistan over the past few years, having analyzed trends in the production, import and consumption of potatoes for the period from 2000 to 2020.
Frozen French Fries plant in Uzbekistan first in Central Asia
November 07, 2018Potato company Agrover in Uzbekistan will start industrial production of frozen french fries and potato flakes this month
Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until 2019
February 27, 2018Uzbekistan will allow tax-free import of potatoes until January 1, 2019. The measure is intended to eliminate the shortage of potatoes in the domestic market and to curb rising prices
Potato cultivation and farm-based seed production technologies introduced to Uzbek farmers
July 05, 2012Potato is not only a staple, it is also an important cash crop which is expanding year after year in Uzbekistan, and there is an obvious need for quality seeds necessary for local farmers to cultivate this crop.
Seed potato multiplication receives new support in Uzbekistan
January 04, 2012The International Potato Center's main partner in Uzbekistan, the National University of Uzbekistan in Tashkent received a US$2.8 million grant from the Government to implement a seed potato multiplication project using the three CIP clones released in the past two years.