Ukraine’s agri exports reach around US$ 9 bln in first half of 2017

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ISLAMABAD, July 27 (APP): Ambassador of Ukraine in Pakistan

Volodymyr Lakomov has said that from January 1 to June 30, 2017, the Ukraine’s agricultural exports totaled $8.77 billion, which are
$ 2 billion (28%) more than the corresponding period of 2016.
He said according to the National Research Center “Institute of
Agrarian Economics”, grains, oilseeds, oil (mainly sunflower) and
products of the processing industry remained the determining position
in the commodity structure of domestic agri-food exports, said a press
release here on Thursday.
Their total share was 90% of Ukraine’s agricultural exports, he
added.
The ambassador said Asian countries, including Pakistan, were
the main importers of domestic agricultural products. The share of Asia
was 39.8% of the total agricultural exports.
The share of European Union countries, he said, was 31.8%,
while that of the African countries was 18.2%.