Russia: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual

For marketing year (MY) 2018/19, Russian apple production is forecast at 1,506,100 metric tons (MT). Notwithstanding recent growth in local apple production, Russia remains one of the world’s leading importers of fresh deciduous fruit, importing 858,612 MT of apples in 2017/18. In MY 2018/2019, Russian apple imports will likely decrease to 815,000 MT. Russian imports of table grapes and pears are also forecast to decrease to 270,000 MT and 352,000 MT, respectively, as consumers increasingly look to purchase less expensive domestically grown fruit.

Russia: Fresh Deciduous Fruit Annual