In the beginning of the month, agriculture surveillance specialists’ department inspected around 5.9 million tonnes of fresh vegetables and fruit imported into the Primorsky Krai in China.

The agency says that according to its figures the importation of fruits and vegetables has grown to nearly 628.1 tons in a single week. In the border crossings, experts examined the imports of 1.1 tonnes of tomatoes, aubergines and peppers, as well as zucchinis, beets, and other vegetables. 1.3 thousand tonnes of onion, 345 ton of cucumbers and 564 tonnes of carrots were brought in from China. Furthermore, legumes bell peppers and corn potatoes, and mushrooms as well as fresh salads and greens were brought to the area. Additionally, 721 tons fresh fruit was gathered.

It is important to note that a large portion of the fruit that were harvested in Primorsky Krai were sourced in Latin American and South African countries in the latter week of April.