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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 2017
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 4 0 0 0 0
Croatia 1 0 15 0 0 1
Cyprus 6 72 0 0 0 1
Czech Republic 5 97 0 180 0 4
Denmark 34 1538 0 0 0 26
France 2 30 0 180 0 1
Germany 24 335 0 0 0 15
Greece 91 4207 0 0 0 26
Italy 43 1884 0 1301 0 29
Luxembourg 1 4 0 0 0 1
Malta 10 770 0 0 0 10
Netherlands 1 3 0 0 0 0
Poland 6 124 0 115 0 2
Portugal 1 0 4 0 0 1
Romania 23 2267 0 0 0 6
Slovenia 70 3875 0 0 0 27
TOTALS: 319 15210 19 1776 0 150

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