Ukraine – the top 10 food suppliers in the EU

Украина - в топ-10 поставщиков продовольствия в ЕС

Ukraine hit the top 10 exporters to EU

Ukraine has become a key supplier of sunflower oil and butter in the EU, announced the trade representative of Ukraine Nataliya Mykolska.

Ukraine hit the top 10 food exporters in the European Union. This was during Kyiv international economic forum said trade representative of Ukraine Nataliya Mykolska.

According to her, Ukraine has become a key supplier of sunflower oil and butter in the EU.

“We are often told, if we be exporting only raw materials. But it’s not. We have become a key exporter in the EU sunflower oil – is it raw? We have become the second supplier of the EU butter, second only to New Zealand, which here is the global leader. Also, growing imports and other goods, in particular, significantly increased the export of Ukrainian ice cream,” said Gaina.

She noted that the increase in food exports of Ukraine made her a guarantor of food security of the EU.

Trade representative of Ukraine also added that along with the increase in food exports increase and the supply of equipment.

“This is extremely important in the context of the replacement of a lost Russian market. And we can already see that this replacement goes. In particular, one of the highest growth rates of exports to the EU show the electric heaters for water,” said Gaina.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that in the first half of 2017, the export of Ukrainian goods and services to the EU market increased by 25%.

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