Ukraine, Turkey agree to expand cooperation in agricultural sector

29.09.2016 17:20 1070

Turkey is interested in agrarian products and research institutions in the agricultural sector.

This has been said by Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food on European Integration Olha Trofimtseva after the third meeting of the Ukrainian-Turkish working group on agriculture, which took place in Kyiv on September 27.

"Ukraine is interested in export of vegetable oils, including sunflower, as well as meat and dairy products, poultry, eggs, fish and honey, fur raw materials, cereals, tobacco and its products. It is also interested in trade of new seed varieties with Turkey," she said.

The parties agreed to hold bilateral consultations at the level of profile experts regarding opportunities to expand trade volumes, taking into account the large export-import potential of partner countries in agriculture industry.

During the meeting, the sides discussed the possibility of providing a platform for more active contacts of the Turkish and Ukrainian business in the fields of trade and investment through the organization of the Turkish-Ukrainian Agrarian Business Forum in Kyiv until the end of this year.


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