The export of Ukrainian food products grew by 25%
A large importer is the countries of Asia. On the second and third place – the EU countries and America.
The total volume of exports this year increased by 24.3% and reached $ 13.07 billion. As a percentage of all purchases, agro products account for 42%.
Olga Trofimtseva, deputy minister of agro-industry, says that the main importers of our goods have remained the same, but the volumes of supplies have increased:
- Asia – $ 5.525 billion
- The EU – $ 4.177 billion.
- Africa – $ 1.997 billion
According to the official, the largest share of exported products is occupied by:
- sunflower oil and corn (25 and 18% respectively);
- bread and rye (14.45%);
- technical cultures (together about 14%).
Also worth noting the rise in sales of certain types of products.
For example, the sale of berries in cherries, plums, apricots and peaches increased to $ 6.4 million, bean vegetables – up to 20, ice cream for meat to 34 and dairy products, to a record $ 64.2 million. The total import of food and agricultural goods increased by more than 6.7% and amounted to 3.202 million in US currency.