Why Crimean vegetables in Crimea are several times more expensive than imported

Did you know that most of the vegetables and fruits in the Crimean markets are brought from abroad? Turkish, Azerbaijani, Abkhazian, Spanish, Greek and even Chinese vegetables and fruits are on the shelves. The price for them is several times less than for those grown in Crimea. For example, Iranian cucumbers cost 170 rubles per kilogram, and local cucumbers — 450. Why is there such a difference? Find out in our material.