KYIV. July 8 (Interfax-Ukraine) – In January-June 2015, Ukraine exported 14,680 tonnes of pork, which is 8.2 times more than in the same period in 2014.
According to customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine, in monetary terms exports of these products in the first half of 2015 amounted to $29.75 million.
Pork imports during this period totaled 1,520 tonnes compared to 18,660 tonnes a year earlier. In monetary terms, this accounted for $3.79 million.
Exports of poultry and by-products increased by 9.8%, to 75,830 tonnes for nearly $103.43 million. Imports totaled 23,070 tonnes ($15.64 million), which is 6.2% more than the figure in the first half of 2014, which amounted to 21,730 tonnes ($23.93 million).