Ukrainian agroexport: what we sell and who buys


In January-May 2019, exports of agricultural products grew by 21.4% and reached 8.97 billion dollars.

Ukrainian agroexport: what we sell and who buys
I wrote about it and. about. Olga Trofimtseva, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, on Facebook.

"In the first 5 months of 2019, compared with the same period of 2018, exports increased by 1.58 billion US dollars (or 21.4%) and amounted to 8.97 billion US dollars. This is 42.9% of the total Ukraines exports, wrote Trofimtseva.

According to information and. about. Minister, the top ten countries in which Ukrainian agricultural products were exported include China (exports of agricultural products to this country for 5 months of 2019 amounted to 794.9 million dollars), India (740.9 million dollars), Egypt (737.4 million dollars) , Turkey (683.7 million dollars), the Netherlands (640.8 million dollars), Spain (502.8 million dollars), Italy (333.3 million dollars), Poland (300.6 million dollars), Belarus (278, 8 million dollars), Germany (250.3 million dollars).

The TOP-10 commodities of the Ukrainian agroexport included: corn (it was exported for $ 3 billion over 5 months of 2019); vegetable oil (1.88 billion dollars); wheat (974 million dollars); cake and other solid waste from the production of sunflower oil (479.2 million dollars); soybeans (431.9 million dollars); poultry meat and offal ($ 255.9 million); cake and other solid waste from soybean oil production ($ 141.2 million); soybean oil (111 million dollars); tobacco products (107.7 million dollars); barley (77.9 million dollars).

Agri-products imports in January-May 2019, according to Trofimtseva, increased by 8.5% and amounted to $ 2.5 billion, or 10.6% of total imports of Ukraine.