Ukraine in January-October 2019 exported 5,960 tonnes of cheese, which is 14% less than in the same period in 2018.
According to customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms exports amounted to $21.97 million, which is 14.7% less than the figure for the ten months of 2018.
At the same time, cheese imports in January-October 2019 amounted to 17,660 tonnes, which is 1.7 times more than the figure for the same period in 2018. In monetary terms, imports rose by 1.6 times, to $81.04 million.
Export of butter from Ukraine in January-October of this year decreased by 37.5%, to 16,320 tonnes, in money terms by 37.5%, to $67.94 million. Import of this product, according to the service, rose by 2.3 times, to 1,990 tonnes ($10.12 million).
In January-October, export of milk and cream (condensed) rose by 2.2%, to 32,740 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $69.63 million, which is 31.7% more than in January-October 2018. Imports of this group of goods decreased by 4%, to 1,810 tonnes ($3.99 million).