Ukraine in January 2018 supplied 368 tonnes of cheese to foreign markets, which is 16.8% 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 31.8%, to $1.26 million.
Cheese imports in January amounted to 869 tonnes, increasing 1.6-fold compared to the same period last year. The country imported products worth $4.3 million (in January 2017 some $2.5 million).
Exports of butter from Ukraine in January 2018 increased 4.2-fold, to 2,500 tonnes. In monetary terms, the figure amounted to $11.2 million against $2.2 million in January 2017. Imports of this product grew 2.9-fold in January 2018, from 39tonnes ($186,000) to 114 tonnes ($726,000).
Exports of milk and cream (condensed) in January 2018 decreased 23%, to 2,370 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $3.8 million, which is 23.3% less than in January of 2017.