“The United States has been the major importer of Ukrainian honey during the said period. The export deliveries of honey to this country came to $12.6 million, which is 34.03% of the total exports. In terms of the volume of honey exports, Germany was ranked second ($8.5 million, or 22.99%) and Poland was ranked third ($3.7 million, or 9.97%),” the report states.
According to the data from the Ukrainian State Fiscal Service, Ukraine has exported 21.9 thousand tonnes of honey over the past four months, totaling $36.9 million. Meanwhile, Ukraine imported 6 tonnes of honey, totaling $24 thousand. Most honey imports came from the Czech Republic ($14 thousand, or 60.87%) and Lithuania ($7 thousand, or 30.43%).
As Ukrinform reported earlier, Germany was the major importer of Ukrainian honey in 2016 (totaling 18.482 thousand tonnes). In general, Ukraine's honey exports were sent to 19 European countries last year.