Business news from Ukraine


26 May , 2015  

KYIV. May 25 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Representatives of a Chinese delegation have inspected Ukrainian producers of processed protein feed based on plant components.

According to a report on the website of the Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food, the Ukrainian enterprises are ready to provide delivery of meal in sufficient quantity and of appropriate quality to China.

“Representatives of the Chinese delegation noted the high level of technology and production systems at Ukrainian enterprises. Specialists of the enterprises and the State Veterinary and Biosecurity Service demonstrated the high level of qualification,” the ministry said.

The parties discussed additional conditions of meal exports and agreed to sign a joint protocol after consultation between the relevant authorities of the two countries.

As reported, Ukroliyaprom Association CEO Stepan Kapshuk said that Ukraine could export about one million tonnes of sunflower meal to China every year. According to him, Ukrainian enterprises annually receive about 4.5 million tonnes of meal, of which only one million tonnes is consumed on the domestic market. The main buyers of these products are the European Union and Belarus.