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Ukraine set a record for agricultural exports

Украина установила рекорд по аграрному экспортуUkraine up to 2018 exported of agricultural products of $18.8 billion.

Ukrainian agricultural exports the results in 2018 exceeded 18.8 billion dollars.

This was stated by the Deputy Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine on European integration Olga Trofimova, the press service of the Ministry.

“The results of the 2018 agricultural exports increased by more than 880 million dollars compared with the 2017 year and achieved a new record of 18.8 billion dollars. During this period, significantly increased exports of agricultural products to the markets of Asia and the EU,” said Trofimova.

According to her, last year, the lion’s share of exports traditionally shaped grains, with a share of 38.4% in oil, 23.3% of oilseeds to 10.2 percent.

“I also want to highlight the goods, due to which there was an increase in exports. We are talking about corn, wheat, rape seeds, meat and poultry offal, various oils, tobacco and products, eggs, confectionery products etc”, – said Trofimova.

She added that the largest buyers of Ukrainian agricultural and food products in 2018 are: India, where the exported agricultural products to more than $ 1.8 billion, China – $ 1.2 billion, Netherlands – $ 1.2 billion, Spain – 1.04 billion dollars and Egypt – 888,7 million dollars.

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