Ukraine: wheat qualitative indices to go up

The ratio between milling wheat and feed wheat in the grain production structure for the harvest-2016 in Ukraine is estimated at 55% and 45% respectively, which exceeds the similar indices of 2015, the State Enterprise State Research and Information Center for Monitoring International Commodity Markets (Derzhzovnishinform) declared. According to market operators, in 2015 the ratio…

Ukraine: fish catch up in H1 2016

The State Fishing Agency reports a rise in fish catch in Ukrainian water basins (inland water basins and seas) in January through June by 19.4% YoY, to 22,900 tons. The agency said in a press release that total fish catch in the Azov and Black seas grew by almost 20.5%, to 16,000 tons, including a…

Ukraine interested in Chinese investments

Ukraine is interested in strengthening cooperation with China, particularly in attracting Chinese investment and broad access of the Ukrainian goods and technologies to the Chinese market. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing Hennady Zubko said this during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Ukraine Du Wei, the…

Ukraine: 68.4% of rapeseed harvested

By July 21, Ukrainian farmers had threshed 312.0 thousand ha of rapeseed, which was 68.4% of the plan (456 thousand ha). 805 KMT was harvested with average productivity of 2.58 MT/ha. Despite the fact that harvesting progress is behind the last year`s pace, productivity is higher. By the same date in 2015 nearly 414 thousand…

Ukraine: grain exports from seaports set new record

In the 2015/2016 season Ukrainian seaports set a new grain exports record, surpassing the previous one by nearly 10%.

Grain shipments from Ukrainian seaports reached 37.9 MMT, up by 9.5% more than in the previous record year (34.6 MMT). (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Nika-Tera transshipment in H1 2016

In January-June the seaport Nika-Tera (Mykolaiv, part of Group DF) shipped 669.5 thousand tons of grain cargoes, which is nearly 46.94% of the general cargo turnover (1.42 million tons), the press-service of the company declared. Also, the terminal shipped 236.7 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers (16.6%). In June, Nika-Tera transshipped 291.7 thousand tons of cargoes.…

Ukraine: H1 2016 mayonnaise output

In June Ukraine produced 8 KMT of mayonnaise against 9.5 KMT in the previous month and 11.2 KMT in June 2015. Thus, since the beginning of 2016 Ukrainian production of mayonnaise totaled 59.2 KMT, down by 1 KMT or by 1.7% YoY. If producers retain production volumes at the last year level it could be…

Ukraine: grain stocks down

As of July 1, agricultural enterprises (excluding small-scale ones), and grain storage and processing enterprises of Ukraine stocked 7.032 million tons of grains (including 3.013 million tons of wheat, 2.178 million tons of corn, 1.512 million tons of barley, 46.5 thousand tons of rye), down by 839 thousand tons YoY, the State Statistics Service of…

Ukraine: Food and Grain Corporation to buy 3.5 million tons of grain

PJSC State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine plans to buy 3.5 million tons of grain of the new harvest, according to the corporation’s press service.

Also, the press service reported that the corporation purchased 3.15 million tons of grain worth over 11 billion UAH in the 2015/2016 marketing year. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine to boost railways freight traffic with Poland

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia) has signed the memorandum with the Center for Steel Industry Supply (Poland) to boost freight traffic across the borders of two countries. This is reported by the Ukrzaliznytsia press service. “According to the memorandum, the parties expressed their intention to cooperate to boost freight traffic across the state border between the two…

Ukraine: UIA enhances fleet

On July 20, Ukraine International Airlines received the brand new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft manufactured at Boeing facilities in Seattle, the US. The new Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft can accommodate 186 passengers in two class seating configuration. The aircraft passed an official registration procedure in Ukraine and received the UR-PSR registration number. Therefore, Ukraine International…

Ukraine: Ukrtransgaz signs interconnection agreement with Transgaz S.A.

In order to facilitate cross-border gas flows and provide free and non-discriminatory access to the gas transmission infrastructure, the National Gas Transmission Company Transgaz, Romania, and Natural Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine Ukrtransgaz have signed the interconnection agreement for the interconnection point “Isaccea” located at the Ukrainian-Romanian border near Orlovka (on the territory of…