KYIV. April 11 (Interfax-Ukraine) – Ukraine in January-March 2017 exported 64,950 tonnes of poultry, which is almost 1.6 times more than in the same period in 2016, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
According to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products also increased by 1.6 times, to $84.25 million.
At the same time, imports of poultry increased by 1.5 times, to 24,550 tonnes, in monetary terms by 1.4 times, to $9.66 million.
According to the service, exports of pork in the first quarter of 2017 doubled compared to the corresponding period of 2016, to 1,880 tonnes. The supplies of this product amounted to $3.61 million against $1.32 million for January-March 2016.
Imports of pork to Ukraine during this period decreased by 1.4 times, to 664 tonnes. The country imported pork for $1.12 million, which is 16.5% less than in January-March 2016.