According to "Analysis of the market of tomato paste and puree in Russia" , prepared BusinesStat in 2018, until recently, tomato paste (raw material) in the country practically was not made, the domestic manufacturers of end products imported tomato paste in barrels for further processing and packaging under our own trademarks. From 2013 to 2017 the production of tomato paste and puree into the country increased by 2.5 times: from 54.4 to 135,1 thousand tons. the Highest rates of growth noted in recent years, due to the launch of several major projects. In 2016 in the South of Russia earned two of the plant for processing of tomatoes – APK "Astrakhan" (Astrakhan region) and the plant of the company "Vegetables of the South" (Kabardino-Balkar Republic). For 2016, the new enterprises produced 7 and 8 thousand tons of concentrated tomato paste, respectively. In 2017 their production volumes increased to 30 and 14 thousand tons.
From 2013 to 2017 the volume of imports of tomato paste and sauce in Russia decreased by 15.9%: from 143,5 to of 120.7 thousand tons Reduction compared to the previous years was observed in 2015 and in 2017 – by 12.8 and 19.5%, respectively. In 2015, imports of tomato paste and puree into the country decreased significantly from a number of countries. So, in 2015 the Russian market stopped the supply from Ukraine (in 2014 they were approximately 10 thousand tons) supply from Portugal declined by 9.9 thousand tons, Iran – 6.5 thousand tons, Turkey – 3.2 thousand, from Italy – 3.0 thousand tons. However, the main reason of declining in 2017 was the decline in imports from China by 27.5 thousand tons. Traditionally, China is the largest supplier of tomato paste and puree into the Russian market, its share of deliveries in 2017 amounted to 59,8%.
According to the forecast of BusinesStat, in 2018-2022 years in the production of tomato paste and puree into the country will continue to grow by 3.2 and 14.7% per year. By the end of the period, production will reach 181,6 thousand tons, which exceeds the value of the 2017 34.4%. Thanks to the development of domestic production in 2018-2022 HS imports will decline by 2.3 and 8.4% per year. At the end of 2022 they will be 96,8 thousand tons, which is less than the level of 2017 by 19.8%.
Translated by service "Yandex.Translation"