Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in the second week of October 2016

On October 10-16, Ukraine exported 506 thousand tons of grains from the seaports against 545.9 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 244.1 thousand tons, barley – 135.4 thousand tons, and corn – 126.5 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: EU publishes proposal to increase the quotas for duty-free imports of products

The European Union published a proposal to increase the quotas for duty-free supplying of Ukrainian products, including food products, products of the chemical industry, etc., the Official Journal of the European Union informed. In particular, the document proposed to provide additional quotas to Ukrainian agricultural producers for the supply of corn and flour (650 thousand…

Ukraine: the most profitable grain silos in 2015

0,95 млрд. грн. дохода и 465,43 млн. грн. чистой прибыли получили в 2015 г. 100 самых крупных компаний, работающих на рынке складской логистики и элеваторов. Об этом говорится в обзоре рынка логистических услуг, подготовленном компанией Alliance Capital Management. Как отмечается в обзоре, в ходе составления рейтинга была проанализирована деятельность более 1 тыс. участников рынка складского…

Ukraine: the most profitable poultry farms in 2015

В 2015 г. 30 крупнейших птицефабрик Украины получили 36,97 млрд. грн. дохода и 9,95 млрд. грн. чистой прибыли. Такие результаты приводятся в подготовленном компанией Alliance Capital Managementаналитическом обзоре рынка мяса птицы в Украине. В рамках исследования был составлен рейтинг крупнейших производителей мяса птицы и яиц, а также инкубаторов. Самыми доходными предприятиями отрасли по результатам 2015…

Ukraine: major milk processors

Выпуск твердых сыров в Украине в 2015 г. сократился на четверть, на 15% снизилось производство цельномолочной продукции. В шесть раз упал объем экспорта сыров и молочных продуктов в Россию, в 10 раз меньше денег получили компании от продаж в РФ. Кто виноват? “Сами мы виноваты, – разводит руками владелец крупной молочной компании. – Нас разбаловал…

Ukraine: flour production continues to decrease

Over the 8 months of 2016 flour production in Ukraine lowered by another 6%. Over January-August Ukraine produced 1.212 MMT against 1.288 MMT over the same period of 2015. Flour production went down in all the key producing regions: Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk, Kiev, Kherson, Odessa, etc. In contrast to the mentioned regions, production in Lugansk region…

Ukraine: DTEK sees rise in coal stocks

DTEK energy holding since early October has increased coal stocks at warehouses of thermal power plants (TPPs) by 173,000 tons, to 792,000 tons, DTEK Energo Generation Director Serhiy Kurylenko reported. Kurylenko said that at present DTEK’s TPPs burned 50,000 tons of coal a day on average. Around 65,000 tons of coal arrive every day to…

Ukraine: Ukroboronprom creating UKRARPA defense innovation development platform

Ukroboronprom State Concern initiates the creation of the UKRARPA defense innovation development platform. The initiative to create the platform meeting modern trends of global defense industry was announced by Ukroboronprom head Roman Romanov at the 13th Arms and Security 2016 in Kyiv. “The form of UKRARPA has been selected. It would unite designers, start-ups, investment…

Ukraine: forecast of soybean production in 2016/2017 MY up

In September analysts of APK-Inform Agency increased their forecast of soybean yield in Ukraine in the current year to 2.18 ton/ha (in clean weight).

The previous forecast stood at 1.93 ton/ha. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: poor weather to cut winter grain area

Torrential rains across most of Ukrainian regions after a severe drought could leave around 1.2 million acres of winter grain area unsown and winter wheat is under major threat, a senior state weather forecaster said. Ukraine’s winter wheat harvest is highly dependent on moisture content in the soil during the autumn sowing, air temperatures in…

Ukraine: Farmak to export to Malaysia by late 2018

Ukrainian pharmaceutical company Farmak plans to register its products in Malaysia by late 2018, Farmak Business Development Director Oleh Siarkevych reported. He said that first the company intended to bring its strategic products to new markets, in particular, insulin and Amizonum created by the company. In addition, the company plans to offer its ophthalmological portfolio…

Ukraine: e-commerce market valued at $2 billion

During the “ICT Global Leadership Forum” in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, Ukrainian Education and Science Minister Liliya Hrynevych made a presentation called “ICT and education in Ukraine” and described the development of information and communication technologies and how they would be applied to reforms in the secondary education in Ukraine. “The ICT field…