Autumn will bring an increase in dairy prices for consumers

With the advent of autumn, the cost of milk and dairy products in retail chains will increase by 5% compared with the summer. in August the price has already increased by 3%. This is stated by, referring to the Association of Milk Producers.

Which factors have had an influence on the increase of the price? Firstly, the lack of milk had a negative effect associated with a sharp reduction in the number of cows. In the first half of 2019, about 10 thousand heads were destroyed, which led to a shortage of milk in the market.

The influence of tax burdens, Oddly enough, in Ukraine today the highest VAT rate on dairy products among all European countries is set. So, in Ukraine the VAT amounted to 20%, in Poland - 5%, in Germany - 7%.

A press conference was held on August 28, at which journalists and everyone could find out what the current situation is in the dairy industry and what should be expected in the second half of 2019.

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