Ukraine exported 4,560 tonnes of cheese in January-July 2018, which is 6.1% less than in the same period in 2017. According to customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms exports amounted to $17 million – at the level of the seven months in 2017. At the same time, cheese imports in January-July 2018 amounted to 6,640 tonnes, which is 29.8% more than in the same period in 2017. In terms of money, this indicator increased by 43.6%, to $32.68 million.
Exports of butter from Ukraine in January-July this year rose by 32.2%, to 19,230 tonnes. In monetary terms, this figure grew by 1.5 times and amounted to $82.84 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, imports of this product increased by 2.7 times, to 637 tonnes ($4.26 million).
Exports of milk and cream (condensed) in January-July decreased by 20.8%, to 22,360 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $36.83 million against $48.78 million in January-July 2017. Imports of this group of goods increased by 1.7 times, to 1,230 tonnes ($3 million).