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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 2018
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
Croatia 2 0 0 100 25 2
Cyprus 6 66 0 0 0 4
Czech Republic 9 142 0 345 0 4
Denmark 35 1997 0 0 0 13
France 2 0 0 360 0 1
Germany 19 302 0 0 0 5
Greece 105 5280 0 0 0 43
Italy 53 2436 915 61 0 31
Malta 12 1055 0 0 0 11
Netherlands 3 9 0 0 0 0
Poland 5 0 59 130 0 5
Portugal 1 0 0 0 4 1
Romania 18 1567 0 0 0 4
Slovenia 75 3010 0 0 18 36
Sweden 1 0 0 0 4 1
TOTALS: 346 15864 974 996 51 161

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