At the end of the year, from May 2018 to April 2019, Ukraine entered the top three most important exporters to the EU countries of agricultural products and the twenty countries that most of all import such products from Europe.
Relevant statistics released Friday by the European Commission.
“The largest changes in annual indicators (billions of euros / percentage changes relative to the period 2017-18) were achieved in agricultural exports to the USA (+ 1.1 / + 5%), Egypt (+ 0.4 / + 30%), Algeria (+ 0.3 / + 13%), Japan (+ 03 / + 5%), Russia (+ 0.3 / + 4%), Ukraine (+ 0.3 / + 14%) and Israel (+ 0.2 / + 13%) ... The most important import destinations in the past 12 months (in billions of euros) were the United States (12.9), Brazil (11.7), followed by Ukraine (6.3) and China (5.9 ) ”- says the spread information.
According to the published tables, Ukraine ranks third among the most important agricultural exporters to the EU after the USA and Brazil, ahead of countries such as China, Argentina, Switzerland and Turkey.
In the measurement of European imports to third countries, Ukraine ranks 16th in terms of the volume of imported agricultural goods in the amount of 2 billion 171 million euros (an increase of 274 million euros, or 14.4 percent compared to the period from May 2017 to April 2018) .