Ukraine: new ASF cases recorded

Ukraine’s State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Rights Protection in the past several days received confirmation of African swine fever (ASF) diagnosed during the examination of the selected samples of biological material of pigs that died in Mykolaiv, Luhansk, Kirovohrad and Odessa regions. The press service reported that 56 pigs died in Chapayev LLC…

Ukraine: sugar production up in 2016/2017

Sugar production in Ukraine in 2016/2017 agricultural year (September-August) increased by 40.5% YoY, to 2.008 million tons, the national sugar producers association Ukrtsukor has said. According to the report, 42 sugar refineries refined 13.66 million tons of sugar beets. The association said that the year was favorable for Ukrainian sugar producers. Due to bad harvest…

Ukraine: gas pumping down

Gas pumping from Ukraine’s underground gas storage facilities this heating season is 3.27 billion cubic meters, down by 19% YoY (4.07 billion cubic meters), the press service of Naftogaz Ukrainy has reported. “Gas pumping from underground gas storage facilities this winter is 19% less than last winter (and 45% less than in 2014/2015 season). This…

Ukraine: throughput of seaports down in 2016

In January-December 2016 seaports of Ukraine handled 131.998 million tons of cargo (-8.9%), says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority. Transshipment of export cargo totaled 100.395 million tons (- 3.3%), imports – 16.013 million tons (- 10.8%), transit – 10.370 million tons (-34.8%), inland traffic – 5.220 million tons (- 23.7%). State stevedores under…

Ukraine: gas stocks down

Gas stocks in Ukraine’s underground storage facilities have declined by 22.2% or 3.272 billion cubic meters to 11.460 billion cubic meters since October 13, 2016 when the current heating season began, through January 8. Ukraine withdrew 86.33 million cubic meters from underground storage on January 8, and a total of 533.38 million cubic meters in…

Ukraine: application for gas transit via GTS up

Russia’s Gazprom increased an application for Russian gas transit via the Ukrainian gas transport system (GTS) by 10% compared to first days of January, to 278.9 million cubic meters, spokesman for the pubic joint-stock company Ukrtransgaz Maksym Beliavsky has said. “By the way, Gazprom sent the expanded application for transit to Europe – 278.9 million…

Ukraine: electricity exports in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine exported $152.063 million worth of electricity, in particular $14.278 million in December 2016. According to the State Fiscal Service, electricity delivered to Hungary amounted to $119.317 million last year, to Poland to $32.392 million, Moldova to $347,000, and other countries to $7,000. Thus, in money terms exports of Ukrainian electricity last year…

Ukraine: Ukrtransnafta to pump Urals oil from Odessa-Kremenchuk oil pipeline

Public joint-stock company Ukrtransnafta has made arrangements with public joint-stock company Ukrtatnafta (Kremenchuk oil refinery) on the transshipment of Urals crude oil pumped from the Odessa-Kremenchuk oil pipeline to railway tankers to transport it and pump it to the second line of the Druzhba oil pipeline, First Deputy Director General of Ukrtransnafta Andriy Pasichnyk has…