Ukrainian agricultural exports already reach nearly $12 bn this year

Ukrainian agricultural exports already reach nearly $12 bn this year

Exports of Ukrainian agricultural products amounted to nearly USD 12 billion for 10 months of 2016.

This is reported by the press service of the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry of Ukraine.

"According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, exports of Ukrainian agricultural products during January-October, 2016 amounted to USD 11.8 billion, accounting for 40.7% of total national exports. Imports of agricultural products to Ukraine during the corresponding period amounted to USD 3.1 million, accounting for 9.9% of national imports. So, a positive agricultural trade balance in the amount of USD 8.7 million was formed," the statement reads.

As noted, grains ($4.8 billion), fats and oils of animal or vegetable origin ($3.1 billion) and prepared food ($ 1.8 billion) constitute the largest share in the Ukrainian exports.


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