Ukraine: EIB to finance grain logistics projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering the possibility of financing the projects of Ukrainian grain market operators to expand and modernize their logistics infrastructure, according to the website of this international financial institution. “The project is expected to remove existing bottlenecks related to transportation and storage of cereals, reduce the in-land transportation costs as…

Ukraine has enough coal and gas for winter

Ukraine has enough energy at the beginning of winter, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. “One of the achievements we showed in the past two years is that today the share of gas-consuming energy in the balance of energy consumption is around 60%. At present we have enough coal stocks and enough gas in storage…

Ukraine: gas production up in January-October 2016

Natural gas production in Ukraine in January-October increased by 0.9% (by 151.8 million cubic meters) YoY, to 16.661 billion cubic meters. According to PJSC Ukrtransgaz, in October gas production amounted to 1.713 billion cubic meters, up by 0.5% YoY. In October, in particular, gas extraction by PJSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia amounted to 1.23 billion cubic meters, PJSC…

Ukraine: linseed looks promising for farmers

In Ukraine linseed belongs to a niche of agricultural crops, which require further advanced processing and are used in related industries such as pharmaceutical, confectionery, textile and others. Export duty at 23% set in 1999, which triggered acute reduction of linseed acreage, was an obstacle for linseed production recovery in Ukraine. Currently, the linseed export…

Ukraine reports more ASF outbreaks

Six new outbreaks of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been reported on pig farms and backyard/village units in Ukraine.

The outbreaks were reported in the north and south of the country in the areas of Kharkov, Odessa, Nikolayev and Poltava.

In total, there were 11 cases. (ThePigSite/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: 1 million tons of sugar produced

Sugar production in Ukraine as of November 1, totaled 1.04 million tons. According to the Ukrtsukor national association of sugar producers, almost 7.1 million tons of sugar beets had been processed as of November 1. “A year ago we had 774,500 tons of sugar. The quality indicators also changed: sugar production effectiveness grew by 0.3%.…