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UKRAINE INCREASES EXPORT OF POULTRY BY 42.5% – STATISTICS

Ukraine in January-May 2019 increased exports of poultry by 42.5% compared to the same period of 2018, to 176,800 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
At the same time, according to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 31.8%, to $255.99 million.
Imports of poultry in January-May 2019 slightly fell, to 50,600 tonnes, in monetary terms decreased 1.4%, to $20.4 million.
According to the service, in January-May 2019 pork exports decreased 16.7%, to 767 tonnes. This product was delivered for $1.75 million, a fall of 17.9% year-over-year.
During this period, import of pork to Ukraine doubled, to 10,300 tonnes, in monetary terms it amounted to $19.1 million, which is twice more than in January-May 2018.

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CATTLE NUMBERS IN UKRAINE DOWN BY 3%, PIGS AND POULTRY UP

Cattle numbers in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol, part of the joint forces operation) as of April 1, 2019 amounted to 3.66 million animals, which is 3% less than on the same date in 2018, the State Statistics Service has reported.
At the same time, the number of cows by this date decreased by 4%, to 1.927 million animals.
According to the State Statistics Service, in January-March 2019 the number of pigs increased by 0.8%, to 6.168 million animals, sheep and goats fell by 2.7%, to 1.474 million animals compared to the same period of 2018.
The number of poultry in the country compared with April 1, 2018 increased by 3.7%, reaching 204.798 million birds.

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UKRAINE SEES EXPORTS OF POULTRY RISE BY 39%

Ukraine in January-March 2019 increased exports of poultry by 39% compared to the same period of 2018, to 103,600 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
At the same time, according to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 31%, to $146.9 million.
Imports of poultry in January-March 2019 decreased 0.5%, to 30,700 tonnes, in monetary terms decreased 6%, to $12.3 million.
According to the service, in January-March 2019 pork exports decreased 47.4%, to 316 tonnes. This product was delivered for $702,000.
During this period, import of pork to Ukraine increased fourfold, to 7,400 tonnes, in monetary terms it amounted to $13.5 million, which is 4.4 times more than in January-March 2018.

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CATTLE AND PIGS NUMBERS IN UKRAINE DOWN, POULTRY UP

Cattle numbers in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and part of Donbas) as of February 1, 2019 amounted to 3.392 million animals, which is 3.4% less than on the same date of 2018.
According to the State Statistics Service, the number of cows during this period decreased by 3.6% and amounted to 1.928 million.
The number of pigs fell by 1%, to 5.912 million, sheep and goats by 3%, to 1.265 million.
Poultry numbers in the country compared with February 1, 2018 increased by 3.8%, amounting to 207.614 million birds.

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NEW MARKETS OF 24 STATES COULD OPEN FOR POULTRY PRODUCTS FROM UKRAINE

Now new markets for Ukrainian products are opening today, and the compatibility of the poultry exports public supervision system is being assessed, and in 2019-2020 it is expected that markets of 24 states will open, the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumers’ Rights Protection has said. According to a report on the website of the authority, over the past two years, 21 countries have opened new markets for Ukrainian poultry products. In particular, the markets of 14 countries were opened for the export of poultry meat and products and the markets of seven countries for the export of eggs and egg products. As reported, in the middle of December 2018, Ukraine and Morocco agreed on a veterinary certificate for the export of Ukrainian egg products, and in November, Ukraine and Tunisia – for the export of Ukrainian poultry meat.

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UKRAINE INCREASES POULTRY EXPORT BY 22%

Ukraine in January-November 2018 increased exports of poultry by 22.2%, to 303,890 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service reported on its website.
At the same time, according to the service, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 32.8%, to $471.98 million.
Imports of poultry meat and offal for the 11 months of 2018 grew by 13.8%, to 121,670 tonnes, in monetary terms by 10.7%, to $48.42 million.
According to the service, export of pork in January-November 2018 decreased by 2.8 times compared with the corresponding period of 2017, to 1,650 tonnes. This product was delivered in the amount worth $3.55 million against $9.99 million in the 11 months of 2017.
During this period, imports of pork to Ukraine increased by 5.1 times, to 26,340 tonnes. Pork was imported to the country for $48.22 million against $9.15 million in January-November 2017.

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