Ukraine’s ready-to-eat and canned fish exports grew by 7% YoY in January-June, to $3.5 million, according to the press service of the State Agency of Fisheries.
“In January-June, Ukraine exported 1,900 tons of ready-to-eat and canned fish worth $3.5 million, up by $232.1 thousand (7%) YoY,” reads the report.
The biggest buyers of Ukrainian-produced ready-to-eat and canned fish were Moldova (635 tons, $1 million), Georgia (368 tons, $529.9 thousand), the United States (103 tons, $407.4) and Azerbaijan (236 tons, $315.2 thousand). These countries accounted for 64% of the total ready-to-eat and canned fish exports. Significant deliveries were also carried out to Israel, Uzbekistan, Belarus and Germany
Ukraine’s ready-to-eat and canned fish exports consisted mainly of sardine, sardinella and sprat (1,454 tons, $1.8 million), herring (45.3 tons, $158.4 thousand), scomber (26 tons, $63.1 thousand) and anchovy (13 tons, $136.6 thousand). (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)