The sector accounts for 11% in the general structure of capital investments in agriculture, forestry, and fishery.
Last year, Ukrainian livestock farming sector benefited from a foreign investment share of 30%, informs the press service of the National Scientific Centre "Institute of Agrarian Economics" in Kyiv.
"In 2017, the share of foreign investment in Ukrainian livestock farming was 30 percent. At the same time, the share of foreign investors in the structure of capital investments was only 0.3%,", stated the press release, according to Black Sea Grain website.
At the same time, the share of livestock farming in the general structure of capital investments in agriculture, forestry, and fishery is 11%.
The foreign direct investment in agriculture in 2017 exceeded the figure of 2016 by 6.7%, totaling $622 million.
In 2017, the largest investors in Ukraine’s agriculture were Cyprus (28.7%), the British Virgin Islands (14.5%) and Germany (13.4%). The top 10 investors in the industry included Denmark (8.4%), the UK (7.4%), Poland (4.9%), France (4.6%), USA (3.2%), Slovakia and Sweden (2.1% each).