News on Potato Prices from Asia
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.
Export of potatoes for processing from India up over 40% YOY
December 12, 2022Export data show that from January to September 2022, India exported about 153,000 tons of fresh or refrigerated potatoes suitable for the production of potato chips, an increase of 42% compared to last year.
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.
Potato export China hits another record in August
October 04, 2022Relevant data show that from January to August 2022, China exported about 220,300 tons of fresh or refrigerated potatoes (except for seeds, the same below), an increase of about 2.57% compared with the same period last year.
Potato farmers from Cyprus will take action if government does not support them
May 24, 2022Following the rise in prices that has been at the centre of disputes and protests all over Cyprus in recent weeks, potato farmers said on Thursday they will also take action if the government does not intervene to support them.
Food crisis in Ukraine... South Korean domestic potato prices soar
May 16, 2022Potato prices continue to rise. At the Garak Market in Seoul on the 4th, a box of 20 kg of potatoes was sold at KRW 75,367 (about USD 58.48). Compared to the average value (48,105 won) from 2019 to 2021, it rose by 57%.
Potato Production in key production areas of India affected by Unseasonal Rains and Heat Wave
May 12, 2022Potato production in the current crop year is estimated to be 53.60 mt, down from 56.17 mt last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture's first estimate of horticulture production.
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.
Frozen French Fries Production in China Expands
October 04, 2021In a recent report USDA-FAS forecasts a fresh potato production in China of 94 million tons for marketing year 2021/22. This is a 5% decrease from the estimated 99 million tons in the previous year, a result of decreased acreage.