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All news / Ukraine's pork exports decreased threefold in 2018

  • 15 Nov 2018, 10:37

 Ukraine's pork exports reached 1.54 thousand tonnes between January and October, which is 3 times less compared to the same period last year. Shipments also decreased in value in the mentioned period to $3.33 million, according to the Ukranian press agency Unian.


On the other hand, data from the State Fiscal Service shows that Ukraine has imported 5.7 times more pork in volume and 1.4 times more in value, pork imports reaching 23.4 thousand tonnes worth $43.2 million.

Meanwhile, the country's poultry meat exports increased by 18.7% to 271.33 thousand tons in volume and by 31.6% to $425.22 million in value in the first ten months of the year compared to year-earlier levels.

Imports of poultry meat between January and October also increased by 18% to 111 thousand tons in volume and by 15% to $44.2 million in value.