Ukrainian farmers in the quarter increased exports to the EU

Украинские аграрии на четверть увеличили экспорт в ЕС

Farmers increased their exports to Europe to $ 1.8 billion

The total volume of agricultural exports amounted to 5.7 billion dollars,

Exports of agricultural products from Ukraine to the EU for five months of 2016 has increased compared to the same period in 2015 to 24% and amounted to 1.8 billion dollars, said Deputy Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Vladislav Rutitskii in Facebook.

“The exports of the agricultural sector is 41.8% of total exports, and it is 5.7 billion us dollars. Supporters of European integration, for you to victory: the EU domestic producers are exported in the amount of 1,796 billion. Exports in this period compared with last year increased by 23.9 percent,” wrote the Rutitskii.

The Deputy Minister noted that in comparison with the same period in 2015, the revenue from agricultural exports grew by 2.4%, while foreign trade turnover increased by 4.3%.

Leading positions in regional structure of export in January-may was ranked the countries of Asia, where it was shipped 43.6% of the total supply. Revenue from deliveries in Asia amounted to $ 2.5 billion.

Note, previously the Ministry of agrarian policy reported recordnig trade performance of Ukrainian farmers, who last year sold 11.1 billion dollars.