Ukraine in January-September 2018 exported 6,050 tonnes of cheese, which is 7.8% less than in the same period of 2017. According to customs statistics, promulgated by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms exports amounted to $22.5 million, which is 2.3% less than in the nine months of 2017. At the same time, imports of cheese in January-September 2018 amounted to 9,200 tonnes, which is 35.6% more than in the same period of 2017. In monetary terms imports increased by 44.6%, to $44.9 million.
In January-September this year, exports of butter from Ukraine increased by 9%, to 23,250 tonnes. In monetary terms this figure increased by 16.3% and amounted to $100.1 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, butter imports rose by 2.1 times, to 780 tonnes ($5.4 million).
In January-September exports of milk and cream (condensed) decreased by 21.5%, to 29,200 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $48 million against $63.8 million in January-September 2017. Imports of this group of goods increased by 1.6 times, to 1,630 tonnes ($3.96 million).