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December 26 2013, 09:40 Source: APK-Inform Views: 471

In two years, Ukraine to sell agricultural commodities to China at 3.5-4 bln USD a year – N.Prysiazhniuk

In two years Ukraine will sell agricultural commodities to China at the sum of 3.5-4 bln USD per year, declared Nikolai Prysiazhniuk, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, on December 23.

He noted that in 2013 Ukraine will sell agricultural commodities to the People's Republic of China at the sum of 800 mln USD, up 10 times compared with the volume of shipments in 2012 (70 mln USD). The Ministry plans to increase the sales to 2-2.5 bln USD by 2014, 3-4 bln USD by 2015.

The Minister also added that to date the general annual trade turnover between the two countries totals nearly 10 bln USD.

However, he stressed that the documents signed in Beijing during the official visit of Viktor Yanukovych, President of Ukraine, in early December, in particular the agreement on the Ukrainian-Chinese strategic partnership, play the key role in development of bilateral relations, increasing of the dynamics of commodity turnover.

You can become acquainted with more detailed data on the prospects of Ukrainian-Chinese partnership in the agricultural sphere, while participating at the first international conference "Ukrainian grain to the world!", to be held on March 2-4, 2014, in Hong Kong.

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