According to the press secretary of the Ukrainian agrarian business club, over the past 10 years export in Ukraine in the agrarian sector doubled and amounted to a maximum in 2018, namely $18.6 billion.
Import during this period remained at the same level, namely, $ 5.6 billion.
In Ukraine, the basis of exports in the agri-food business is crop production, namely:
- 53% - wheat and corn;
- 24% - are oils and fats, mainly sunflower oil;
- 16% - sunflower and soybean meal;
- 7% - dairy products, poultry meat and honey.
In Ukraine, in the field of import of agri-food products, the largest share is already finished products. It accounts for 46%. This is alcohol, tobacco, pet products (namely, animal feed). Bananas, sunflowers, oranges, tangerines and other citrus fruits account for 30%. 18% are livestock (cheese, chilled and frozen fish). 5% is oil, and basically it is palm oil.
Information source - propozitsiya.com