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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 2019
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
Bulgaria 1 3 0 0 0 0
Croatia 1 10 0 0 0 0
Cyprus 18 318 0 0 0 10
Czech Republic 7 159 0 175 0 1
Denmark 30 1648 0 0 0 12
France 1 0 0 0 15 1
Germany 23 201 0 20 1 5
Greece 77 4268 0 0 0 16
Italy 83 3300 0 2428 0 52
Malta 28 3095 0 0 0 23
Netherlands 4 12 0 0 0 1
Poland 3 40 30 0 20 1
Romania 33 2591 0 0 0 11
Slovenia 62 2125 0 0 0 15
Spain 1 0 0 0 100 1
TOTALS: 372 17770 30 2623 136 149

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