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EU Import report

Please Note: The Table gives Notification of the intention to import bees for the Member States listed. The bees may not yet have been imported into the country.


Queen Bees or nucleus colonies imported from the EU into England, Scotland and Wales in 2020
Country of origin Number of consignments imported Batched number of queens Batched number of nucleus Batched number of packages Batched number of Colonies Number of consignments inspected
Austria 1 5 0 0 0 0
Belgium 1 2 0 0 0 0
Croatia 1 3 0 32 0 1
Cyprus 1 20 0 0 0 1
Czech Republic 5 50 0 250 0 1
Denmark 8 294 0 0 0 1
France 4 420 0 0 0 0
Germany 6 26 0 0 0 2
Greece 39 2237 0 0 0 8
Hungary 8 407 0 0 0 4
Italy 87 8700 60 1595 363 55
Malta 12 1395 0 0 0 4
Poland 3 110 0 0 0 0
Portugal 1 66 0 0 0 1
Romania 12 1132 0 0 0 4
Slovenia 21 867 0 0 0 6
TOTALS: 210 15734 60 1877 363 88

For more information on legislation governing the importation of bees, click here.
For guidance notes, click here.