The agricultural sector generates 18% of Ukraine’s GDP.

Агросектор формирует 18% ВВП Украины – Гройсман

The government has promised to support farmers

The government will allocate to support farmers six billion.

The government promises support to the agricultural sector this year, since it generates about 18% of GDP. This was stated Wednesday, January 10, the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman at the meeting with young entrepreneurs, UNIAN reports.

“If we’re talking about the agricultural sector, it generates 17-18% of GDP,” – said the Prime Minister.

In this regard, Groisman promises state support to farmers.

“The support of the agricultural sector in 2018 will be unprecedented and would amount to 6 billion hryvnia, which will open up opportunities for its development on the basis of domestic technologies”, – said the head of government.

As reported, Ukraine increased the export revenues and agricultural and food products in countries of the European Union of 38%.