From January to June of this year, Kenyan exporters shipped a number of products, including edible fruits
, nuts, and citrus
and melon rinds, amounting to US $487 thousand. The monetary value for the first six months of 2015 was 73 percent more on the year compared to the same period of 2014, when these exports amounted to US $281 thousand.
These shipments accounted for just 0.64 percent of all the proceeds resulting from exports to Russia
and other edible roots and tubers amounted to US $36 thousand, a 36 percent drop on the year from US $101 thousand in 2014 between January to June.
Overall, the largest proceeds for Kenya were seen in the exports of processed vegetables
, nuts and other plant parts which reached US $563 thousand, which was still a 57 percent drop against the US $1.32 million last year.
Russian exporters sent US $10.97 million worth of fertilizers to the Kenyan market which was a 469 percent increase over US $1.92 million reached during the first six months of 2014.
FruitNews article (Russian): http://www.fruitnews.ru/home-page/fruits/45211-za-6-mesyatsev-2015-goda-keniya-uvelichila-eksport-fruktov-i-orekhov-v-rossiyu.htmlSource: http://www.rusexporter.ru/research/country/detail/3606/