These shipments accounted for just 0.64 percent of all the proceeds resulting from exports to Russia. Vegetables 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, fruits, 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.
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