Cheese exports from Ukraine in January-March totaled 1,600 tons, down by 14% YoY.
The shipments of Ukrainian cheese abroad in monetary terms over the period under review shrank by 19%, to $5,800 million, according to customs statistics reports posted by Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service (SFS) on its website.
Cheese imports in Q1 increased by 43%, to 4,040 tons, while the imports in monetary terms rose by 31%, to $18.9 million. Exports of condensed milk and cream from Ukraine in January-March fell by 23%, to 5,900 tons, while in money terms, they shrank by 13.6%, to $11.3 million. Imports of these products over the period under review decreased by 10.6%, to 468 tons worth $970,000, the report said.
Ukrainian producers in Q1 exported 5,900 tons of creamery butter, down by 35%. The exports in monetary terms totaled $23.8 million, down by 38%. Over the period under review, creamery butter imports shrank by a third, to 211 tons worth $1.4 million. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)