Milk production in Ukraine decreased by 3.7% YoY in January-June, according to the State Statistics Service.
In particular, milk output amounted to 4.59 million tons, including 1.39 million tons produced by agricultural enterprises (-0.7%) and 3.20 million tons by private households (-4.9%).
The highest volumes of milk production over the reporting period were recorded in the Poltava region – 361.3 thousand tons (-3.2%); Vinnytsia region – 357.9 thousand tons (-4.5%) and Khmelnytskyi region – 317.8 thousand tons (+0.5%).
The lowest volumes of milk production over the reporting period were recorded in the Luhansk region – 53.4 thousand tons (-1.7% from last year); Donetsk region – 74.6 thousand tons (-12.6%) and Zaporizhzhia region – 102.7 thousand tons (-7.6%). (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)