Ukraine has reduced exports of pork to three times the SFS

Украина сократила экспорт свинины в три раза - ГФС

Pork exports declined three times

Country in January-October reduced pork exports, but increased exports of poultry meat and offal.

Pork exports for January-October 2018 declined three times in comparison with the corresponding period of 2017 – up to 1.5 thousand tons. This was reported by the State fiscal service, writes Interfax on Friday, 9 November.

According to authorities, this product was delivered in the amount of $3.3 million versus $9.7 million in the ten months of 2017.

Import of pork in Ukraine during this period increased by 5,7% – to 23.4 thousand tons. The country imported pork at $43.2 million, compared to $7.2 million in January-October 2017.

At the same time, Ukraine in January-October increased its exports of poultry meat and offal 18.7% – to 271,3 thousand tonnes.

Thus, according to the GFS, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 31.6% to $425,2 million

The import of poultry meat and offal for ten months of 2018 increased by 18% to 111 thousand tons, in money equivalent to 15%, to $44.2 million.

We will remind, in the first six months of this year Ukraine imported 8.4 thousand tons of meat of pork. This is eight times more than in the same period of 2017.

It was also reported that in may, Ukraine reduced the production of pork by 6.3%.

 

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