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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 1
Belgium 2 4 0 0 0 0
Croatia 1 3 0 32 0 1
Cyprus 1 20 0 0 0 1
Czech Republic 6 91 0 250 0 1
Denmark 44 2405 0 0 0 23
France 4 420 0 0 0 4
Germany 10 64 0 0 0 5
Greece 51 2872 0 0 0 13
Hungary 15 713 0 0 0 12
Italy 104 9701 60 1595 363 75
Lithuania 1 0 0 5 0 1
Malta 18 2062 0 0 0 4
Netherlands 2 9 0 0 0 1
Poland 4 110 150 0 0 0
Portugal 1 66 0 0 0 1
Romania 21 1576 0 0 0 9
Slovenia 32 1284 0 0 0 7
TOTALS: 318 21405 210 1882 363 159

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