According to the RF Federal Customs Service’s statistics, in January-June 2021 fresh and frozen meat import was down 12.4% to 117.5 thousand tons. Fresh and frozen poultry import increased slightly by 0.6% up to 111.4 thousand tons.
Fish import grew by 14.5% up to 200.9 thousand tons. Canned meat and meat specialties import declined by 3% making 9.7 thousand tons.
Milk and condensed cream import was down 17% to 60.2 thousand tons. Butter import decreased by 1.3% amounting to 66.4 thousand tons. Cheese import grew by 17.3% up to 167.3 thousand tons.
Palm oil import was up 11.9% to 529.5 thousand tons.
Citrus fruit import was up 4.5% to 821.3 thousand tons. Banana import decreased by 5.4% down to 787.5 thousand tons, and apple import grew by 3.2% up to 630.9 thousand tons.
Raw sugar import surged by 85.7% up to 5.2 thousand tons, white sugar import declined by 39.2% to make 63.1 thousand tons.
Coffee import in January-June grew by 4.8% up to 117.9 thousand tons, and tea import by 1.6% up to 77.4 thousand tons.
In June, the following categories demonstrated a year-on-year decline in import volumes: milk and condensed cream, butter, and meat products and specialties.
Compared to May 2021, the import of palm oil, fresh and frozen meat and poultry, milk and condensed cream, butter, and meat products specialties increased.
Coffee import in June increased by 4.8% year-on-year and by 3.7% month-on-month to make 19.8 thousand tons. Tea import was up 0.8% year-on-year and up 1.7% month-on-month to 12.3 thousand tons.