TOP 10 products that the world buys in Ukraine


Ukrainian Food Export Board (UFEB) has made the "top ten" goods that the world buys from Ukraine.

This was reported by the analytical department of Ukrainian Food Export Board(UFEB) with reference to the data of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.

"TOP 10 key products that Ukraine exported to foreign markets in the first 9 months of 2018: sunflower oil ($ 2.9 billion); corn ($ 2.3 billion); wheat ($ 2 billion); field cabbage or rapeseed ($ 700 million ); soybeans ($ 600 million); barley ($ 460 million); poultry meat ($ 380 million); sugar ($ 150 million); chocolate ($ 119 million); closes the list of soybean oil - the total value of exports was $ 117 million",- outlined in UFEB.

Thus, according to the analytical department of Ukrainian Food Export Board, for the period from January to September 2018, Ukraine exported $ 11.4 billion worth of food and agricultural goods.

Among all groups of goods, the first place is occupied by grain crops, which this year were exported to the amount of $ 4.8 billion. Next come fats and oils, ready-made edible fats, wax ($ 3.2 billion); seeds and fruits of oil plants, straw and fodder ($ 1.4 billion); meat and edible offal ($ 478.9 million); milk and dairy products, poultry eggs, natural honey ($ 346.5 million).

"Compared to the previous year, the volume of sales of poultry meat increased the most - by 29%, chocolate exports increased by 21%. Among the goods whose exports increased, soybean oil also should be noted (by 18%), seeds of field cabbage or rapeseed (by 15%) and wheat (6%) ", - reported in UFEB.

The total volume of goods from the top 10 is 85% of the total value of the exported goods of the food and agricultural industry.

"The main export products continue to be raw materials. Moreover, these products follow global environmental trends - both production and sales of organic products are increasing. It is also necessary to pay attention to the fact that although now our main export commodity is raw materials, we have significant potential and for sale abroad of finished products. Ukrainian manufacturers can create products that have a high level of quality and competitiveness in the global market. In particular, about this growth of the volume of chocolate that is exported,- said the analytical department of Ukrainian Food Export Board.