In January-June agricultural products formed 40.8% in money terms in the general volume of commodity exports from Ukraine, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reported.
According to the announcement, the supplies of plant growing commodities to foreign markets provided every fifth export US dollar coming to Ukraine, which in absolute terms totaled $3.43 billion.
Also, the exports of fats and oils of vegetable and animal origin totaled nearly $2 billion, ready-to-eat foods – over $1 billion, live animals and products of animal origin – $317 million.
In the first half of 2016 exports of agricultural products from Ukraine totaled $6.776 billion. Ukraine also imported agricultural products valued at $1.948 billion, which formed the debit balance for the reporting category of goods. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)