Ukraine became one of the world leaders in exports of chicken

Украина вышла в мировые лидеры экспорта курятины

Ukraine increases exports of chicken meat

During the first four months of the current year Ukraine exported 310 thousand tons of chicken meat.

Ukraine is among the world leaders in the export of broiler for the first four months of 2018. This is stated in the report of the Department of agriculture, said on Thursday, June 14, the consulting company Pro-Consulting.

It is noted that from January to April Ukraine exported 310 thousand tons.

The top three were Brazil (3 million 875 thousand tons), the EU (1 million 300 thousand tons) and Thailand (810 thousand tons).

In 2017, the year the main buyers of Ukrainian poultry were the Netherlands ($78,07 million), Egypt ($65,24 million) and Iraq ($42,67 million).

Broilers have a price advantage compared to other types of meat. They act as an alternative to beef and pork, which are in the higher price segment.

It is noted that the price of meat is not subjected to seasonal changes and have a stable tendency to increase in recent years.

We will remind, for January-April the export of products to EU increased by 14% and amounted to $ 2.8 billion.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine’s exports becoming more and more focused on the EU.

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