The exclave Kaliningrad Region in North-Western Russia imported 3,800 tons of nuts to $35m — 38% of total Russian imports in 2017 — an became the national nut import leader.
Cashew made up 80% of Kaliningrad’s imports amounting to $28m; Brazil nuts, 11% ($4m); and coconuts, 9% ($3m).
Kaliningrad’s key suppliers last year were Vietnam which accounted for 77% of the exclave region’s imports of nuts (2,000 tons worth $23m); the source of another 19% were Bolivia ($3.6m) and Indonesia ($3m), and the remaining 4% was shared by India, Peru, Mozambique, Tanzania, Cote d’Ivoire and Brazil.The second largest Russian importer of nuts was Moscow Region with its 17.5% share in the national total, closely followed by Moscow (16%), Vladimir Region (11.7%), and St. Petersburg (10%).
From January to July, 2018 Murmansk Region has exported to the Netherlands more than 19 thous. tn of frozen codfish worth $67.6 mln.
According to the Federal Custom Service of Russia, in 2016 and 2017 there was no hazelnut export from Zabaikal Region.
From January to July, 2018 Chukotka Autonomous Area's export has stood at $10.05 mln.
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