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News with tag «export»

Ukraine Exports Record High Amount of Flax

October 27, 2017
In 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukrainian agricultural producers exported 63 thousand tons of flax, which is 57.5 percent more than the previous marketing year figure of 40 thousand tons, reported the press service of UkrAgroConsult agency.

Ukraine Sets Record Eggs Export

October 24, 2017
During January-September 2017, Ukraine exported 62,440 tons of eggs worth USD 43.57 million, which exceeds 2013-2016 annual export volumes.

National Bank Names Drivers of Ukrainian Export Growth in 2017

October 17, 2017
In January-August 2017, export of Ukrainian goods increased by 21 percent against the same period last year, as stated in the National Bank’s macroeconomic and monetary report.

Ukraine Increases Raspberry Export

October 13, 2017
This year Ukraine tripled the amount of frozen berries sold to foreign markets. Raspberry makes a bulk of these supplies.

Kyiv to Host Ukrainian Food Expo

October 10, 2017
On November 23-24, 2017, Ukrainian capital Kyiv will debut hosting the international trade show Ukrainian Food Expo.

Ukraine Exports Record High Volume of Plums to the EU

October 6, 2017
Ukrainian exporters shipped over 1,000 tons of fresh plums worth USD 625,000 to foreign markets, as reported by Info-Shuvar website. The bulk of the volume went to Poland (more than 700 tons worth USD 530,000) and Belarus (165 tons worth UDS 60,000).

Ukrainian Government Supports Joining the PEM Convention

October 3, 2017
The Government of Ukraine supported the draft bill on joining the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin (Pan-Euro-Med or PEM Convention). The draft bill is to be adopted by the Ukrainian Parliament.

Ukraine Increases Sunflower Oil Export by more than 50%

September 28, 2017
In the first half of 2017, Ukraine exported nearly USD 212 million worth of sunflower oil to more than 100 countries, which was 57 percent more than in the same period last year, as reported by ULIE (Ukrainian League of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs – ed.) Export Promotion Center referencing the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS).

Ukraine More than Doubles Confectionary Export to Iraq

September 21, 2017
Confectionary export in the first half of 2017 increased by 11 percent against the same period last year, as was announced at Bakery Ukraine exhibition. It was caused by active reorientation of Ukrainian confectionary exporters to new international markets, often unconventional for Ukraine.

Ukraine Increases Revenues from Raw Iron Ore Exports

September 18, 2017
In January-August 2017, Ukrainian mining and smelting companies increased revenues from exporting iron ore raw materials (IORM) by 54 percent against the same period last year – from USD 1.131 billion to USD 1.744billion, as reported in the customs data of State Fiscal Service.

Cheese Export Increases by 17 Percent

September 14, 2017
In January-August 2017 Ukraine supplied 5,619 tons of cheese to foreign markets, which is 17 percent more compared to the same period last year.

Ukraine – EU Association Agreement Takes Effect

September 3, 2017
On September 1, the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine came into full force.

Exports of Ukrainian Goods Increased by Almost a Quarter

August 28, 2017
As of the first half of 2017, exports of Ukrainian goods increased by 24.2 percent (or USD 4.03 billion) as compared to the same period last year, and reached the mark of USD 20.7 billion, as reported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine.

Ukraine Increases Export of Meat Products

August 24, 2017
During the first half of 2017, exports of meat products increased by over 45 percent (from 121 to 176 thousand tons) against the same period in 2016, as reported by Mykola Puhachov, Deputy Director of National Research Centre “Institute of Agrarian Economy”.

Ukrainian Company to Sell Cigarettes to Saudi Arabia

August 16, 2017
Philip Morris Ukraine tobacco enterprise launched exports from Kharkiv tobacco factory to Saudi Arabia and Albania. Ukrainian manufacturer will supply over 10 sale items to those countries.

Ukraine Boosts Dairy Products Exports by Almost 80 Percent

August 10, 2017
In January-June 2017, export of dairy products reached USD 117.2 million, which was 76.6 percent increase compared to the same period last year, as reported by Ukrainian Food Export Board (UFEB).

Free Trade Agreement with Canada Comes into Force

August 7, 2017
The Canada – Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) entered into force on August 1, reported Andriy Shevchenko, Ukraine’s Ambassador to Canada.

Ukrainian Companies to Sell Ice Cream to EU

August 4, 2017
Currently, 16 Ukrainian ice cream producers are licensed to supply their products to the EU, while another three companies are finalizing their EU import permits.

Ukraine Retains Its Position on Major Agricultural Export Markets

August 1, 2017
According to State Statistics Service of Ukraine, in January-June 2017 Ukraine exported USD 8.77 billion worth of agricultural products, which is 28 percent more than during the first half of 2016.

Ukraine’s Arms Sales Profit Surges 25% Compared to Previous Year

July 28, 2017
UkrOboronProm (UOP) increasedits export income from USD 570 to USD 770 million, as stated by its Deputy Director General for Development Artur Kheruvymov.

Ukraine Massively Increases Pea Exports

July 6, 2017
In May 2017, export of Ukrainian peas reached its all-time maximum, with 49,700 tons of peas exported during the reported month (2.3 times more than in May 2016).

Ukrainian Egg Export Increases by 60% in May

June 22, 2017
In January-May 2017, Ukraine exported 24,170 tons of eggs worth USD 18.14 million, as reported by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

Ukrainian Agrarian Export Exceeds $6 Billion

June 19, 2017
During the first four months of 2017, Ukraine exported USD 6.03 billion worth of agricultural products, which is 32 percent more than in the same period of 2016, as reported by the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

Ukraine Among Top-3 World Beetroot Sugar Exporters

June 8, 2017
In the first quarter of 2017, Ukraine supplied 267,400 tons of sugar to foreign markets, which is 8.6 times higher than in the same period last year, reports the Press Service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

European Parliament Approves Additional Quotas for Ukrainian Farmers

June 5, 2017
On Thursday, June 1, the European Parliament supported the proposal of the European Commission to increase import quotas on honey, corn, barley, oat, cereals, processed grain and grape juice. Additional quotas on tomatoes, wheat and urea (raw material for fertilizers) was rejected, as reported on European Parliament website.

Ukraine Increases Corn Starch Exports

May 29, 2017
During the seven months of the current season (September 2016 – March 2017) the country exported 30,700 tons of corn starch, which is already 5.5 percent more than during the entire previous season.

Ukraine Increases its Income from Metal Exports

May 26, 2017
As reported by UkrMetallurgProm Assosiation, during the first 4 months of 2017, Ukraine’s rolled steel export decreased by 22 percent against that of last year and amounted to 4.9 million tons.

Iraq Is Interested in Importing Ukrainian Poultry and Eggs

May 16, 2017
Ukraine and the Republic of Iraq have a substantial potential for bilateral cooperation in the agricultural sector, stated Olha Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

Ukrainian Exports To Change in 2017

May 12, 2017
National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) forecasts the increase of exports of Ukrainian goods by 11.2 percent, for the first time since 2012 due to growing prices on the product markets.

Ukraine Moves to Set a Record in Apples Export

May 9, 2017
The export of Ukrainian apples increased by 30 percent this season against the same period last year, and reached 10,500 tons.

Ukraine Uses Up Six Export Quotas in the First Quarter

May 6, 2017
Summarizing the results of the first quarter in 2017, Ukraine fully used up six of its annual EU tax-free exporting quotas for such products as honey, sugar, wholegrain cereals and flour, processed tomatoes, grape and apple juice and corn, reported the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club press service.

Ukraine Exports 300,900 Tons of Flour

April 24, 2017
As of April 19, 2017, Ukraine has exported 300,900 tons of flour, which is 41,300 tons more than during the same period last year, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reports.

Export of Ukrainian Butter Quadruples

April 13, 2017
The amount of butter exported from Ukraine in January-March 2017 reached 3,500 tons, which is 3.8 times more than in the same period last year, as indicated in the data of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. In money terms, exports of the product increased by 4.7 times up to USD 12.8 million.

Ukraine Unveils Its Export Strategy

April 4, 2017
Ukraine must focus on exporting end products rather than raw materials, stated Stepan Kubiv the First Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine at the “Ukraine’s Export Strategy” presentation. The strategy covers next five years and provides for 56 high-priority goals on developing exports.

Ukraine Eyes Africa for Ferrous Metals Exports

March 31, 2017
As competition on the world metal markets is rising and protectionism is increasing, geographical diversification of exports becomes particularly important for Ukrainian metal producers.

Ukraine Boosts Exports by 50% In January Percent

March 28, 2017
In January 2017, Ukraine increased its exports by 48.1 percent and reached USD 3.025 billion, as reported by State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

Another 5 Ukrainian Companies Qualify to Export to the EU

March 16, 2017
In 2017, another five Ukrainian food producers were qualified as exporters to the EU. In particular, the list includes one company selling dairy products, one producer of ready-to-consume foods of poultry meat, and three honey producers.

UAE, Liberia and Syria Remain Top Importers of Ukrainian Eggs

March 13, 2017
As reported by the State Fiscal Service (SFS), Ukraine exported 8,100 tons of shelled eggs in January-February 2017 worth USD 6.99 million. At the same time, import of the same product reached 402 tons worth USD 1.2 million. Thus, the positive surplus in foreign trade in eggs made up USD 5.8 million.

Ukraine May Become Global Sugar Exporter

March 9, 2017
Ukraine is very likely to become a major sugar exporter. As announced by Taras Kutovyi, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Ukraine is to increase its sugar export up to 1 million tons as early as in 2017/18 MY.

UAE To Become Ukraine’s Important Agrarian Partner

March 3, 2017
Ukraine can become one of UAE’s important agricultural products supplier, as stated by Ms. Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, after a meeting with Dr. Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment for the United Arab Emirates.

Ukraine Increases Electricity Export in January

February 28, 2017
In January 2017, Ukraine increased export of electricity by 61.9 percent (or by 231.8 million kWh) compared to the same period in 2016 and reached 559.4 million kWh, reported Interfax-Ukraine citing their source in the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine.

Ukrainian Electric Transformers Become Popular in Spain and Saudi Arabia

February 21, 2017
“Zaporozhtransformator” PJSC (ZTR) has successfully tested and shipped two 63 MVA ONAF transformers for the ‘Green Duba’ Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Plant in Saudi Arabia. The order was placed by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).

Ukraine to Supply 15 Tramcars to Egypt

February 14, 2017
Tatra-Yug LLC (Odesa), which operates a full-cycle tramcars production, is to ship 15 articulated tramcars to Alexandria Traffic Administration (Egypt), as reported the company’s website.

Ukraine Exports Onions to Iraq

February 10, 2017
Ukraine has significantly increased its yellow onion exports rate. Lviv-based Info-Shuvar Data Centre reported that Ukraine had sold over 5,000 tons of onions on the foreign markets.

What are the prospects for Ukrainian exports of goods in 2017?

February 7, 2017
Ukrainian export in 2017 greatly depends on import strategies of Russia, Egypt, Poland, Turkey, Italy, China, India and Germany, which jointly buy 40 percent of Ukrainian goods. Notably, exports to three of these countries decreased by over 25 percent each in 2016.

Ukrainian Products Become Popular Abroad

January 31, 2017
Ukrainian exports dropped further in 2016; however, the rate has slowed considerably. The commodity revenues decreased from USD 53.9 billion in 2014 to USD 36 billion in 2016, and service exports income dropped by 3 percent, to USD 6.97 billion.

Egypt Needs Ukrainian Metal Products

January 26, 2017
In early January 2017 the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Egypt gave an official notification to China, Turkey and Ukraine on anti-dumping investigation with respect to construction fittings imported from these countries. The investigation findings may be announced by the end of February.

Ukrainian Confectionery Company Launches Exports to the EU and Gulf Countries

January 19, 2017
Mondelēz Ukraine (former Kraft Foods Ukraine),a major confectionary producer, began supplying its products to the European market.

Ukraine Depletes EU Export Quotas for Honey

January 16, 2017
As of January 11, Ukraine has already depleted its annual quota for tax-free export of honey to the EU countries in 2017, reported the Press Service of Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food citing the Deputy Minister Olha Trofimtseva,.

Ukraine New Top in Frozen Raspberry Export

January 6, 2017
Ukraine achieved record-high volumes of frozen raspberry export this season, reported Shuvar Company experts citing international trade data.

25 Countries Purchase Ukrainian Christmas Decorations

January 3, 2017
In the first 10 months of 2016, Ukraine has exported USD 4.5 million worth of Christmas-tree decorations to 25 countries said Nataliya Mykolska, the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, on her Facebook page. According to Mykolska, 90.6 percent of these decorations are made of glass; products made of other materials have a 9.4 percent share.

Prospects of Ukraine’s Metal Exports in Europe

December 29, 2016
Ukrainian metal construction market is undergoing changes in a bid to become export-oriented industry due to severed trade relations with Russia that used to be Ukraine’s main consumer. Around 12.7 percent of metal constructions were exported in January-September 2016. The major markets for Ukrainian produce were Poland (26 percent) and Moldova (14 percent), while Belarus and Germany bought 4 percent each. Russian share has dropped to meager 3 percent.

Ukraine Increases Butter and Milk Fat Exports

December 22, 2016
Ukrainian dairy producers exported USD 33.5 million worth of butter and milk fats, which is 24 percent more than the previous year. This constitutes a 3 percent (11,000 tons) increase of exports volumes, as reported by Ukrainian Food Export Board (UFEB) Analytics Department.

Ukraine Increases Exports to EU by $530 Million

December 15, 2016
Ukraine increased exports to Europe by 5.7 percent over nine months of 2016 compared to the same period in the previous year, bringing additional USD 530 million to the state coffers. The total volume of Ukraine’s exports to the EU has reached USD 9.96 billion.

Ukraine Anticipates the Increase Agriculture Exports to Qatar

December 12, 2016
Ukraine’s agricultural exports to Qatar have increased dramatically over the past year. Ukrainian agrarian sector is ready to streamline the sales of farm products, such as foodstuffs, and diversify its current portfolio. Such statement was issued during the conversation of Taras Kutovyi, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, with the Ambassador of Qatar HE Jassim bin Rashid Al Khalifa and a at the meeting with delegation from the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) chaired by Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali al Thani.

Ukrainian Tuberculosis Drug Producer to Triple Exports

December 8, 2016
Technolog PJSC (a part of Lekhim Pharma Group), producer of drugs that treat tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS, exports 15 percent of its products.

Ukraine Depletes 10 of 36 EU Tax-Free Quotas

December 5, 2016
UkrAgroConsult experts say Ukraine has obtained duty-free import quotas for 36 types of goods according to EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. By the end of November, Ukrainian exporters fully exhausted 10 quotas, while other 15 quotas were partially used up.

277 Ukrainian Businesses Export Products to the EU

November 28, 2016
As of November 25, 2016, the number of Ukrainian exporters to the EU markets reached 277 companies.

Ukraine to Launch Beef Export to Egypt

November 25, 2016
Ukraine is ready to launch beef export to Egypt, states the press service of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (FSCP). “According to the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Ukraine, the FSCP Service is to receive a signed original of a veterinary certificate allowing export of cooled and refrigerated beef to Egypt,” the statement says.

Ukraine Ramps Up Sugar Export

November 22, 2016
A record of sugar export during this season’s two months reached 101,000 tons, which is 11 times more than in September-October 2015/2016, as reported by Economical Dispute Club.

Ukraine Increases Fruit Supplies to Foreign Markets

November 11, 2016
In January-September 2016, Ukraine’s fruit exports increased up to 98,000 tons, which is 38 percent more against the same period last year, UNIAN reports.

Prospects of Ukrainian Ferrosilicon Manganese in Gulf States

November 1, 2016
Late last week, Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade reported that the Gulf Cooperation Council, a political and economic alliance that comprises of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman started an investigation on ferrosilicon manganese imports from Ukraine.

Milk Alliance Develops Arabic Markets

October 28, 2016
Milk Alliance Group of Enterprises performed the first-ever shipment of 16 tons of packaged UHT milk to Bahrain, as stated on the company`s official website.

Parliamentary Committee Promotes Services Exports Simplification

October 25, 2016
Verkhovna Rada Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship recommended adopting bill #4496 on simplification of service exports. The bill provides opportunities for making electronic contracts and prohibits banks from requesting Ukrainian translations for English documents.

Ukraine to Get $119 Million After EU Agrarian Quotas Increase

October 21, 2016
Ukraine can save up to USD 119 million due to increasing of the EU duty-free agrarian export quotas, estimates Ukrainian Agribusiness Club (UCAB). Ukrainian producers of grains and grain derivatives are expected to save most of the money.

Top Consumers of Ukrainian Nuts

October 13, 2016
Ukraine exported 23,000 tons of nuts in the first half of 2016, reports State Statistics Agency of Ukraine. This is 8,800 tons more than in the same period last year. Yet sales revenues have decreased to USD 44.3 million compared to USD 60.8 million in the first half of 2015.

Ukraine’s Top Flax Consumers

October 7, 2016
Ukraine doubled flax export up to 17,700 tons worth USD 6.54 million in the first half of 2016 against 8,700 tons in the previous year, says State Statistics Agency of Ukraine.

Ukraine Increases Honey Export

September 30, 2016
Ukraine is one of the major honey exporters, having come third largest natural honey producer worldwide according to the previous year’s results.

Ukraine’s Tomato Export to EU Increases Tenfold

September 23, 2016
European importers show a growing interest in Ukrainian tomatoes, note the analysts of the Agrarian-Inform: Fruit and Vegetables (APK Inform). According to the official data, Ukraine’s export of tomatoes to the EU experienced a tenfold increase.

Ukraine Earns $7.5. Billion in Fish Export

September 20, 2016
Over the first six months of 2016, Ukraine exported approximately USD 7.5 billion worth of fish. According to the State Fish Agency, krill and zander made most of that amount.

Ukraine’s Eggs Export Reach 34,000 Tons

September 16, 2016
Ukraine exported 33,900 tons of eggs worth USD 30 million in January-August 2016, reported the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS).

Libyan and Indonesian Markets Open Up For Ukrainian Berries

September 9, 2016
Libya and Indonesia open their markets for Ukrainian fruit and berries this year. Additionally, further contracts with the UAE, Egypt and Iraq are coming soon, as told by Dmytro Kroshka, Head of Association “Ukrsadprom”, in his interview for Agravery.

Saudi Arabia to Fund Ukrainian High-End Armaments

September 1, 2016
Saudi Arabia and Ukraine are reportedly negotiating the supply of GROM-2 tactical guided missile systems and potential Saudi investments in Ukrainian design and engineering defense industries.

Germany Remains Ukrainian Key Antibiotics Customer

August 30, 2016
According to Alliance Capital Management, Ukrainian pharmaceutical companies increased exports of antibiotics in April-May 2016 with Sinbias Pharma maintaining a leading position with a 91 percent share of exports.

Ukrainian Food Products Export to EU Soars 68% after FTA Launch

August 16, 2016
Ukrainian manufacturers make active use of lifted trade barriers between Ukraine and the EU, exporting beyond tariff quotas. Nine quotas for agricultural products were totally exhausted by the end of July 2016. Poultry quota has been traditionally filled, while quotas for butter and dairy spread products have been filled at 46 percent.

Algeria to Buy Ukrainian SKIF ATMG System

August 13, 2016
Ukraine signed a contract to supply man-portable SKIF anti-tank guided missile systems to Algeria, reports the Algerian source MenaDefense.

Ukraine Sunflower Oil Export to EU Increases Threefold

August 10, 2016
The EU has surpassed the countries of the Middle East and South Asia as the major importer of Ukrainian sunflower oil by having purchased 1.23 million tons of the product in September-June of 2015/16. This is almost a threefold increase compared with the same period last year as well as the total volumes of 2014/15 marketing year.

Ukraine Increases Lamb and Goat Meat Exports

July 20, 2016
In January-June 2016 Ukraine exported USD 45,000 worth of lamb and goat which is a fourfold increase compared to the same period last year, reported Hubs, Ukrainian economic media outlet, citing the State Customs Service of Ukraine.

Ukraine Climbs Up the EU Food Suppliers List

July 8, 2016
Ukrainian agriculture producers exported foodstuffs worth EUR 9.4 billion by April 2016, which is 7 percent less compared to April 2015 data. At the same time, annual exports between May 2015 and April 2016 reached EUR 112 billion, demonstrating growth of 4.7 percent.

Ukraine Already Spends 85% of the Quota for Duty Free Export of Food to EU

June 28, 2016
By June, Ukrainian exporters have already exhausted 85 percent of the quota for all duty free food supplies to the EU. In particular, quota for corn export was completely used up as early as January; wheat quotas are almost empty. Barley quotas remain mostly unexhausted.

Centravis Official Mission Branches Out in Middle East

June 25, 2016
Centravis, a Ukrainian supplier of seamless stainless steel tubes, opened a local office in the UAE. “Having a permanent office allows for a more effective fieldwork with our customers and helps increase exports in end product from Ukraine,” informs the company.

EU – Ukraine’s Main Selling Partner in Q1 2016

June 22, 2016
Ukraine exported USD 9.7 billion worth of goods and services in the first quarter of 2016.

Ukraine to Export Agricultural Produce to Iraq

June 17, 2016
Increase in agricultural production in Ukraine encourages domestic producers and traders to look for new markets, and Iraq may become one of them. This market is not all new to us; however, shipping of Ukrainian goods to this country is yet very limited, while the capacity of the Iraqi market is estimated at USD 50 billion.

UAE Refutes Rumors on Suspending Ukrainian Imports

June 14, 2016
UAE party rebuts information on suspending imports of Ukrainian produce, reports Ukrainian State Service for Food Safety Control and Consumer Safety (State Consumer Service), quoting letters of Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ukrainian Embassy in United Arab Emirates to the State Consumer Service.

Ukraine’s Milk Alliance to Ship Cheese to North Africa and UAE

June 10, 2016
Milk Alliance Holding will start shipping cheese to North Africa and UAE before September.

Ukraine’s Iron Ore Export Increases by 34.4%

June 1, 2016
Iron ore index increase in China has a positive impact on Ukrainian iron ore export prices. Thus, price for exported Ukrainian crude iron ore increased dramatically in April 2016, reaching USD 45 per ton, which is USD 11.5 per ton (or 34.4%) more than that of March 2016, as reports Ukrainian Industrial External Expertize (UIEE) SE.

Ukraine Exported USD 2.1 Billion Worth of IT Services in 2015

May 18, 2016
Last year Ukraine exported USD 2.1 billion worth of IT services. The National Bank inflation report reads that the share of IT in total services export reached 17%, making it “the only exported service to constantly grow over the past several years”.

Ukraine Exhausts 84%of Grain Export Quotas to EU

May 11, 2016
As of April 29, 2016, European purchasers were issued license for shipping another 300 tons of Ukrainian barley, under the 2016 quota for Ukrainian agrarian products duty-free importation.

Borshchahivskiy Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Increases Export by 45.7%

May 3, 2016
In 2015, Borshchahivskiy Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals (BCP) Pharmacy Company increased sales on foreign markets by 45.7% against YOY and made an equivalent of UAH 115.2 million. The export rates doubled since 2010, and made almost 12% of total product in 2015.

Ukrainian Metallurgists Expect to Recoup Losses

April 26, 2016
Spring hype on metal markets gives Ukrainian metallurgists hope for partly recouping the 2015 losses by the end of the year. Experts think that, given the positive scenario, the operative income can increase by some 20% in 2016.

First Line of Grain Terminal Completed at Illichivsk Port

April 14, 2016
Oleksiy Pavlenko, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, took part in launching the first line of Risoil S.A. grain terminal in Illichivsk Commercial Seaport.

Interpipe Exported 80% of Its Produce in 2015

April 9, 2016
In 2015, the company produced 600,000 tons of pipes and wheels, down by 29% YOY, including 507,000 tons of pipes and 93,000 tons of wheels. The company representatives reported to have exported 80% of the total volume.

FAO Names Most Lucrative Markets for Ukrainian Exporters

March 30, 2016
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) highlighted Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Serbia as the most lucrative markets for Ukrainian exporters, as reported by Mr. Dmytro Prykhodko, the FAO Investment Centre economist, on a business forum.

UAE Authorizes Ukrainian Meat Supplies

March 16, 2016
United Arab Emirates authorized supplies of Ukrainian mutton, poultry and beef. Veterinary Offices of both countries are currently working on the draft veterinary certificates for exporting milk and dairy foods, as well as fish and fishery products.

Ukraine is one of world’s top ten exporters of butter and cheese

March 9, 2016
As estimated by the USDA, Ukraine is the world’s eighth exporter of butter and cheese.

Ukraine to launch eggs export to EU in April

February 23, 2016
The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT) announced that Ukrainian eggs exports to the European Union would commence in April 2016.

Ukraine exported 3.9 million tons of sunflower oil in 2015

February 11, 2016
In 2015, Ukraine produced four million tons of sunflower oil, and its exports amounted to 3.9 million tons.

Ukrainian flour penetrates new markets

February 5, 2016
In the first half of the 2015/16 marketing year (July – December), Ukraine exported flour to 30 countries. Yemen, Egypt, Libya and Iraq are among new flour export destinations.

Ukraine strives to expand agricultural exports to the UAE

February 4, 2016
A working meeting between representatives of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, the State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine, and the Ministry of Environment and Water of the United Arab Emirates was held in Kyiv on January 29, 2016.

Ukrainian wheat is in great demand in the EU

January 28, 2016
The European Commission issued an impressive weekly total of soft wheat import licenses to Ukraine within the 2016 tariff quota. The weekly license amounted to 41,516 tons.

Ukraine-Egypt trade volume in agriculture reached USD 941.9 million in 2015

January 21, 2016
The volume of agricultural trade between Ukraine and Egypt has amounted to USD 941.9 million for 11 months of 2015, as announced by the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Oleksiy Pavlenko.

Ukraine’s Agrarian Fund develops international cooperation with Kuwait

January 15, 2016
Representatives of the Ukrainian PJSC Agrarian Fund International Cooperation Division held a meeting with the chairman of the Kuwaiti company Al Maousherji Group, Mr. Salah Mauosherzhi, on December 31, 2015.

Ukraine launches poultry exports to Saudi Arabia

January 14, 2016
Ukraine will start supplying chicken meat to Saudi Arabia already this year. Obtaining access to the market is currently going through the final stage, reported the Ukrainian Union of Poultry Breeders.

Expanding geography of agrarian export - an important achievement for Ukraine in 2015

January 7, 2016
"2015 became a year of implementation of the Ukrainian agricultural export potential. As of today, Ukrainian farmers supply their products to over 190 countries around the world," said Oleksiy Pavlenko, Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food.

Ukrainian seeds to compete on EU markets

December 18, 2015
Good harvest, great potential for increasing grain exports, deregulation and Ukrainian seeds entering the European market were the main results achieved in 2015 by the Department of Agriculture and Technical Policy (DATP) at Ukraine’s Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, reported the Head of DATP Volodymyr Topchiy.

Agrarian Minister: Ukrainian dairy products are entering European market

December 10, 2015
"Ukraine received an official letter from the European Commission confirming that 10 Ukrainian dairy producers have successfully undergone the audit receiving an official OK to supply their products to the EU market. If until January 10, 2016 there are no negative comments from the European countries, these companies will get an access to the European market,” reported Oleksiy Pavlenko, the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.

Ukrainian fruit producer to export apples to Egypt in 2016

December 4, 2015
The agricultural company “Buchachagrokhlebprom” is going to export apples to Egypt starting 2016. The company is also considering exporting to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. This was stated by Petro Gadz, the chairman of the Supervisory Board of the company.

Ukraine will start shipping its poultry meat to Saudi Arabia

October 3, 2015
Ukraine may start exporting poultry meat to Saudi Arabia, a possibility that was discussed during a meeting between the State Animal and Plant Health Service of Ukraine and its Saudi Arabian counterpart. The Saudis had come to Kyiv to see how the requirements for exports of poultry meat and poultry products to the Kingdom were being addressed, Ukraine’s Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food reported.

Ukraine is now exporting chicken eggs and meat to Egypt

September 9, 2015
Ukraine is among the top 3 exporters of grain in the world and plays a strategic role in ensuring global food security, says Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Oleksiy Pavlenko.

Ukraine becomes leading supplier of maize to China

July 22, 2015
In the first half of 2015, Ukraine became the largest exporter of maize to China, less than 3 years after it began exporting the grain to China. The two countries signed a supplying trade credit in 2012.

US-Ukraine business forum focuses on Ukraine’s farm sector

July 15, 2015
A US-Ukraine business forum took place in Washington on July 13, 2015, where Ukraine presented the investment potential of its agro-industrial sector.

Ukraine now exports more agricultural products to Africa

July 6, 2015
Ukraine’s agricultural sector is expanding quickly, accounting for nearly 20% of GDP and 37% of total export volumes, Ukraine’s Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Oleksiy Pavlenko told UKRINFORM.

Ukraine’s wheat exports could enjoy a 10-year growth trend

January 19, 2015
Ukraine’s wheat exports are expected to grow in the next 10 years, particularly due to growing exports to sub-Saharan African states, as well as Southeast Asian countries. This offers considerable prospects for Ukrainian flour exporters, as most Asian countries have weak flour-milling industries.

Ukraine exports 16.4mn t grain so far in this marketing year

December 7, 2014
Ukraine has exported nearly 16.4 million tonnes of grain since the beginning of the 2013/2014 marketing year (June-July), according to the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food.

Occupied Crimea sells food and feed grains to Middle East

November 9, 2014
Crimea is exporting food- and feed-grain to Saudi Arabia, Iraq and other countries in the Middle East through its seaports, reports Yuri Epanov, Deputy Director of the Russian Agricultural Oversight Office (Rosselkhoznadzor) for Crimea and Sevastopol.

Gov’t inspections hamper grains, oilseed exports from Ukraine

October 21, 2014
Most port and linear grain elevators are being subjected to endless checks by officials in Odesa and Odesa Oblast.

As Ukraine starts exporting poultry meat to EU, Russia threatens

October 20, 2014
Ukraine has started exporting poultry products to the European Union, the country’s Veterinary and Plant Health and Safety Service (VPHSS) announced on October 20.

Iraq is the main buyer for Ukrainian poultry meat

August 25, 2014
Over the first 7 months of 2014, Ukraine has exported nearly 85,700 tonnes of poultry meat worth a total of US $130.2mn, the State Fiscal Service reports. The biggest share of chicken meat was been supplied to Iraqi markets, yielding up to US $36.7mn in profit and constituting nearly 28% of the total value of Ukraine’s poultry meat exports.

Ukraine’s agronomists anticipate record grain yields

July 14, 2014
According to forecasts from Ukraine’s agrometeorologists, the country’s total grain harvest could reach 63 million tonnes in 2014, a record yield for independent Ukraine, Hydrometeorological Center Director Mykola Kulbida reported at a briefing on July 7.

Ukraine expects to increase the export of poultry by 150%

June 2, 2014
Ukrainian poultry meat producers are planning to export nearly 170,000-180,000 tonnes of chicken meat in 2014, including EU markets, says Oleksandr Bakumenko, President of the Union of Poultry Breeders of Ukraine.

IGC growth outlook for Ukraine’s exports remains positive

April 9, 2014
The International Grains Council (IGC) raised its growth outlook for Ukraine’s export volumes in the current marketing year, July 2013-June 2014, by 100,000 tonnes, up to 32mn t, the Council’s March report read.

Crisis causes sharpest jump in global food prices in two years

March 20, 2014
Geopolitical tensions in Ukraine, one of the world’s largest grain producers, have triggered the sharpest climb in global food prices over the last two years, the Vedomosti news agency reports, citing the March report of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO.

Ukraine will ship up to 32mn tonnes of grain globally in 2014

March 19, 2014
In the current year, Ukraine will export up to 32mn tonnes of grain, making it the world’s second largest exporter of wheat after the United States, said Volodymyr Klymenko, President of Ukrainian Grain Association, during his speech at the First International Ukrainian Wheat to the World! Conference, which took place in Hong Kong on March 2-4.

Ukraine wants to resume poultry exports to Saudi Arabia

February 26, 2014
Ukraine is keen to renew exports of poultry meat to Saudi Arabia, which was frozen by the Saudi side in 2008, was the consensus during a meeting between Ukraine’s Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysiazhniuk and Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Judiya Alhathal, reports the press service of Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry.

Ukraine could play a key role in overcoming world hunger

February 5, 2014
Ukraine is capable of playing a key role in overcoming famine in the world. For many years, the country’s farm sector has produced more agricultural products than are needed on the domestic market, which makes Ukraine a promising potential supplier of food to world markets. In addition, the domestic farm sector can significantly increase its output, the only contingent being investment. Deputy Minister for Agricultural Policy and Food Oleksandr Sen spoke during a panel discussion called “Eastern Europe as a key region for overcoming challenges in food security,” which took place in Berlin during an exhibition called International Green Week 2014.

Ukraine increases maize exports by a third, to 9.5mn tonnes

January 20, 2014
In 2013, Ukraine increased its maize exports by a third, selling 9.5mn tonnes of the crop. This was 3mn t more than in the previous marketing year, the Government website quoted Agricultural Policy and Food Minister Mykola Prysiazhniuk as saying.

Ukraine exported US $15.4bn worth of agricultural products

December 29, 2013
Over January-November 2013, Ukraine sold most of its agricultural output, worth over US $5.3bn and US $4.0bn, to Asia and the European Union, Ukraine’s Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysiazhniuk reports. At the same time, CIS countries imported up to 3.4bn worth of Ukrainian agricultural products.

UPPA says by 2017, 50 countries will be buying imported Ukrainian poultry meat

December 11, 2013
Ukrainian Poultry Producers Association (UPPA) President Oleksandr Bakumenko reports that Ukrainian chicken meat is highly competitive on world markets, which is making it possible to constantly expand market outlets. The expert notes that, by 2017, 50 countries will be importing Ukrainian poultry.

Food exports are up 35% since the start of 2013

September 25, 2013
Since the beginning of the year, Ukraine has boosted its exports of finished agricultural and food products by 35%. Major growth was seen in shipments of poultry meat, eggs and flour. In order to expand such exports even more, the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food has published a list 30 priority countries in which it will specifically promote Ukrainian food products, Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food Mykola Prysiazhniuk said.

Ukraine’s income from flat-rolled exports increase 23%

April 18, 2013
In March 2013, Ukraine’s income from the export of flat-rolled products jumped 23% over February, to US $342.2mn, the State Customs Service of Ukraine says.

Ukraine remains the global leader as sunflower oil exporter

April 13, 2013
Since the beginning of the 2012/2013 marketing year, agricultural producers have supplied 100,000 tonnes of sunflower seed oil to China, almost twice as much as in the same period of the previous marketing year. Overall, in September-February, Ukraine shipped more than 1.8mn t of sunflower seed oil to foreign markets, against 1.4 mn t in the same period of the previous marketing year, says a news item on the Government portal.

Ukrainian exports exceed imports for the first time in 4 years

March 26, 2013
According to the Derzhkomstat, Ukraine’s state statistics agency, January 2013 showed a positive balance of trade for the first time in the last four years, in the amount of US $15.8 million.

Ukraine Becomes World’s Largest Sunflower Oil Exporter

October 20, 2011
Ukraine has become the number one sunflower oil producer and exporter in the world. In 2010 Ukraine produced 3.3 million tons of sunflower oil, having exported over 90 percent of this amount. The country is now producing the same volume of sunflower oil as the whole Soviet Union.

Cabinet extends grain quotas until March 2011

December 22, 2010
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has extended quotas on exported grain until March 2011.

Ukraine’s Cabinet slaps on grain export quotas

October 13, 2010
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers provisionally introduced quotas on grain until the end of the year according to an announcement by First Deputy Premier Andriy Kluyev.

Ukraine biggest sunoil exporter in world

September 1, 2010
Ukraine is now the largest sunflower seed oil exporter in the world, having expanded its geographic reach to include China.

Ukraine increases commodity exports

July 15, 2010
Ukraine’s negative balance of trade in goods amounted to US $2.1 billion over January–May 2010, which is an 8.3% improvement over the same period in 2009, when it was US $2.29bn.

ISD to deliver steel in the Middle East

May 5, 2010
The Ukrainian group, Industrial Union of Donbas (ISD), and the Litat Group have signed an agreement to supply 4.8 million tonnes of rolled steel to the Middle East in 2010.

Exports of semi-finished steel to Lebanon nearly doubled in October

December 9, 2009
Growing demand in Lebanon and across the Middle East has made it possible for the Dzerzhynskiy Dnipro Steelworks plant to work steadily.

Government Lifts Grain Export Quotas

April 24, 2008
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has lifted the grain export quotas.

Ministry of Agricultural Policy Offered to Increase Quota for Grain Export

February 14, 2008
Grain export quota can be increased up to 2.9 million tons. Minister of Agricultural Policy of Ukraine Yuriy Melnik informed journalists about it today.

Ukraine Boosting Export And Import Volumes Of Goods

January 17, 2008
In January-November 2007, the export volumes of goods and services rose by 27.9%, compared to the relevant period of the previous year, and import volumes – by 34.2%, to reach USD 44,448.9 million and USD 54,041.1 million respectively.