Ukraine exported record-breaking nuts and fruits

Украина рекордно экспортировала орехи и фрукты

Two months 2019, Ukraine earned on export of fruit, berries and nuts $47.4 million U.S. dollars.

Ukraine in February 2019 has received a record revenue from exports of fruits and nuts – $24.8 million USD. Exports grew by 10% in relation to January 2019, and one-third higher than in February 2018, according to EastFruit.

“Two months 2019 Ukraine has earned on export of fruit, berries and nuts $47.4 million USD, or 22% more than the year before”, – stated in the message.

Analysts portal pay attention to the fact that exports in February more than doubled in two years, in February 2017, the total revenue from exports of all fruits, berries and nuts did not exceed $11.5 million dollars, and in February 2019 was 2.2 times higher.

Indicates that the main export was walnuts, which in February 2019 accounted for about 64% of export revenue. However, their share has significantly decreased over the year in February of 2018 at the walnut accounted for 77% of total revenue.

Apple in February 2019 accounted for 14% of total revenue, against 8% in the previous year and 4% two years earlier. Frozen berries also brought Ukraine in February 2019, 21% of total export earnings, although in February of last year their share did not exceed 14%.

Earlier it became known that Ukraine imported a record volume of bananas over the past five years.

It was also reported that Ukraine is among the top five exporting agricultural products to EU countries.

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