Ukraine has increased by a third, food exports to the EU

Украина на треть увеличила экспорт продуктов в ЕС

Ukraine has used a number of export quotas of the EU

At the same time, the import of manufactured goods rose 4%.

The export of food products and beverages in the EU at the end Perovo quarter of 2016 increased by 31%, to $569,6 million, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

“Ukrainian exports of food products and beverages increased by 31% in the EU. At the same time, the import of manufactured goods rose 4%,” – said the head of Department of cooperation with the EU, Deputy Director of the Department of international trade and economic cooperation and European integration Ministry of economy ALECSO horns.

According to him, the information is preliminary, and may be slightly adjusted in the near future, data from the customs authorities.

Rozhkov added that since the beginning of the year, Ukraine used the entire volume of the tariff quota for honey, barley grits, processed tomatoes grape and Apple juice, sugar, corn, flour, oats. Also used a full basic quota for the first and second sub-periods on chicken meat and has been used successfully for more quota.

“The EU is used 100% of quota on import to Ukraine of poultry, uses a quota on sugar, and began using quotas on pork,” – said Rozhkov.

Note, in the framework of the Association Agreement Ukraine could no duties to ship to the EU 36 headings within the approved volumes of tariff quotas.

Earlier, the agriculture Ministry said the growth of sprase in the EU on Ukrainian agricultural products. For the first three months of Ukrainian exporters sent goods in the EU is 1.2 billion dollars, said the Agency.