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…

Ukraine: forecast of grains production and exports up

In September analysts of APK-Inform Agency adjusted the supply and demand balances of grains in Ukraine, and increased the forecast of the general harvest of grains and pulses in 2016/2017 MY to 63.9 million tons.

This is 6.3% more compared with the harvest-2015 (60.1 million tons). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)