Ukrainian agroeksport grew by 65.6 million
In January-August 2018 exports of the agricultural sector was $11.5 billion, or 37.3 per cent of the total exports of Ukraine.
About it reports a press-service of Ministry of agrarian policy and food.
“Ukrainian agroeksport increased by $65,6 million compared to the same period in 2017, to $11.5 billion” – said Deputy Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine on European integration Olga Trofimova.
The growth was due to exports of rapeseed, wheat, meat and offal of poultry, eggs, nuts, butter, chocolate and other goods.
In the top three exports remain grains, and that 36.6% of the total agricultural exports, oil 25.1 percent, and oilseeds – by 9.4%.
Key buyers in the regional structure of exports are the countries of Asia with a share of 43,6%, the EU at 31.4% and Africa is 13.3%.
“The first place among the key countries-importers of our products is India, before which it was delivered to the Ukrainian food products on the $1.3 billion Second place went to China. China bought goods for $698,8 million Third appeared, Egypt – $685.5 m. the five largest importers of Ukrainian production also includes the Netherlands – $671,9 million and Spain $551,3 million”, – said the Deputy Minister.
The Ministry reminded that in January-August 2018 the export of goods of agrarian and food industry of Ukraine to the EU exceeded $3.6 billion.