Ukraine: oats export up in H2 2019

Ukraine exported about 7.7 thousand tons of oats in July-December 2019-2020 MY, up 1.5-fold YoY (5.2 thousand tons). Top-5 importers of Ukrainian oats included India with the share of 77%, Libya – 5%, Hungary – 4%, Switzerland – 3% and Germany – 2%. Victoria Rozhko, analyst of APK-Inform, informed that India had been the main…

Georgia: wine listed in Guinness World Records

Georgian wine was listed in Guinness World Records as the oldest. The oldest wine was made in Georgia 8,000 years ago. This fact is confirmed by the remains of grapes in earthenware discovered during archaeological excavations. The earthenware found in Georgia is the oldest wine glassware to date. Earlier, the most ancient archaeological evidence of…

Ukraine: egg production up in 2019

Egg production in Ukraine grew by 3.4% YoY in 2019, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported. Last year, Ukraine produced 16.68 billion eggs. In particular, agricultural enterprises produced 9.36 billion eggs (+5.2%) and households – 7.32 billion eggs (+1.2%). The largest number of eggs in 2019 was produced in the Kyiv region – 3.31…

Ukraine: sugar output down in 2019-2020

In 2019-2020 MY Ukraine produced 1.48 million tons of sugar, down by 19% YoY. “In total, there were 33 sugar refineries in operation, which processed 9.84 million tons of sugar beet – almost a third less than in the previous year. As we can see, a significant reduction in the amount of raw materials caused…

Ukraine: banana imports up in 2019

Ukraine in 2019 updated its historical record for banana imports, having purchased about 275,000 tons, up by 8-9% YoY. Experts say a record volume of banana imports to Ukraine has been observed against the background of growing output of Ukrainian fruit and berries and a decreased number consumers due to loss of control over the…