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UKRAINE RAISES CHEESE EXPORTS BY 12%, IMPORTS BY 44% IN 2018

14 March , 2018  

Ukraine in January and February 2018 supplied 979 tonnes of cheese to foreign markets, which is 12% more than in the same period of 2017. According to customs statistics, released by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms shipments of these products increased 28.4%, to $3.55 million.
Cheese imports in January and February 2018 amounted to 1,790 tonnes, increasing 44.4% compared to the same period last year. The country imported products worth $9.13 million (in January and February 2017 some $5.48 million).
Exports of butter from Ukraine in January and February 2018 increased 3.5-fold, reaching 6,200 tonnes. In monetary terms, the figure amounted to $26.62 million against $6.71 million in January and February 2017. Imports of this product grew 4.5-fold in January and February 2018, to 275 tonnes ($1.66 million).
Exports of milk and cream (condensed) in January and February 2018 decreased 19.3%, to 5,310 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $8.74 million, which is 25.4% less than in January and February 2017.