In January-September 2018 Ukraine exported products in the food and agricultural industry in the amount of $11.4 billion.
As informs analytical Department of the Council for food exports (UFEB), first place is occupied by crops, which this year exported $4.8 billion.
Next are the fats and oils, prepared edible fats, waxes ($3.2 billion) seeds and fruits of oil plants, straw and fodder ($1.4 billion) meat and edible offal ($478,9 million) milk and dairy products, birds eggs, natural honey ($346,5 million).
TOP 10 keywords of products that Ukraine exported to foreign markets in the first 9 months of 2018:
- sunflower oil ($2.9 billion)
- corn ($2.3 billion)
- wheat ($2 billion)
- rapeseed or canola ($700 million)
- soybeans ($600 million)
- barley ($460 million)
- poultry meat ($380 million)
- sugar ($150 million)
- chocolate ($119 million)
- soybean oil ($117 million).
Exports of poultry meat rose by 29% compared to the previous year, while chocolate – on 21%. The volume of overseas sales of soybean oil increased by 18%, seed 15%, wheat – 6%.
The total volume of goods of the TOP 10 products accounted for 85% of the total value of exported products in the food and agricultural industry.
As reported, the Ukrainian agroeksport brought more than $10 billion.