Belarus: BPC opens affiliate in Ukraine

The Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) says it has opened an affiliated company in Ukraine. BPC’s Agrorozkvit (literally stands for AgroRenaissance) started operating in Ukraine in October. BPC refers to Ukraine as a country with developed agriculture and hopes to ensure maximum coverage of the country’s potash market with the help of Agrorozkvit led by Dmitry…

Ukraine: sunflower seed market in 2015/2016

The 2015/2016 marketing year was quite successful for Ukraine in markets of sunflower seed and its processed products. All-time high sunseed production at 11760 KMT was the key to such a success. Favorable agro-meteorological conditions allowed obtaining the best results on close to record planted area, owing to minimal losses and high productivity. High sunflower…

Ukraine: offshore companies included in sanctions list

Ukraine for the first time has included several offshore companies posing threat to the national interest in its sanctions list, namely Judson Trading Limited (Cyprus), Rock Ranch Properties S.A. (Panama), Powerful Choice Tech Ltd (the British Virgin Islands), Global Games Ltd (Belize), Novastar Group Ltd (Belize) and Gordon Solution Ltd (the British Virgin Islands). The…

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…