Business news from Ukraine

CATTLE LIVESTOCK IN UKRAINE 4% DOWN, PIG NUMBERS 1.5% DOWN, POULTRY 4% UP

Cattle livestock in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions) as of August 1, 2019 amounted to 3.72 million animals, which is 4.4% down on the same date in 2018, the State Statistics Service has reported.
The number of cows by this date also decreased by 4.4%, to 1.92 million head.
According to the State Statistics Service, the number of pigs as of August 1, 2019, fell by 1.5%, to 6.5 million animals, the number of sheep and goats declined by 3.2%, to 1.54 million animals compared to the same period of 2018.
At the same time, the number of poultry in the country compared with August 1, 2018, increased by 3.9%, to 257.62 million birds.

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UKRAINIAN EXPORT OF POULTRY RISES BY 32%

Ukraine in January-July 2019 exported 243,710 tonnes of poultry, which is 32% more than in the same period in 2018, the State Fiscal Service has reported. According to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 23%, to $356.57 million.
Poultry and offal imports for the seven months fell by 2.9%, to 71,240 tonnes, in monetary terms by 2.3%, to $28.62 million.
According to the State Fiscal Service, exports of pork in January-July 2019 rose by 2.7% compared to the corresponding period of 2018, to 1,200 tonnes. In monetary terms exports of this product amounted to $2.65 million (1.3%).
Pork imports to Ukraine during this period grew by 11.7%, to 13,580 tonnes. The country received this meat for a total of $25.71 million that is 14% more compared to the previous seven months.

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UKRAINE INCREASES EXPORTS OF POULTRY BY 38%

Ukraine in January-June 2019 increased exports of poultry by 38.4% compared to the same period of 2018, to 211,200 tonnes, the State Fiscal Service has reported.
At the same time, according to its data, in monetary terms exports of these products increased by 27.5%, to $307.15 million.
Imports of poultry in January-June 2019 slightly fell, to 60,500 tonnes, in monetary terms decreased 4.7%, to $24.4 million.
According to the service, in January-June 2019 pork exports decreased 7.6%, to 1,000 tonnes. This product was delivered for $2.4 million, a fall of 4.7% year-over-year.
During this period, import of pork to Ukraine grew by 32.7%, to 11,100 tonnes, in monetary terms it amounted to $20.7 million, which is 34.6% more than in January-June 2018.

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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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