16 December 2022
Highest point since July, say specialists.
THE average wholesale price for potatoes in Uzbekistan has increased by 12.5% since the start of the month, and is now at its highest point since July.
But wholesale prices are 10% lower than last year, according to specialists at East Fruit.
Potatoes are the largest import within the country's fruit and vegetable industry.
From mid-July to the end of November of this year, the average wholesale prices for potatoes in Uzbekistan were stable, except for a short period in the second half of August. But the average wholesale price for potatoes in Uzbekistan has now increased from 4,000 to 4,500 UZS/kg ($0.36 to 0.40).
The average wholesale price is 5,000 UZS/kg ($0.46).