Ukraine: agricultural export markets to stabilize in 1-2 years – I.Shvaika
Ukraine will be able to stabilize and systematize the export volumes of agricultural commodities within 1-2 years, declared Ihor Shvaika, Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, on September 3.
According to him, Ukraine has to deal with some legal formalities, which requires participation of European experts, for stabilization of the export of high-quality agricultural products.
The Minister noted that the current market exists in terms of overcoming the artificial barriers formed by the Russian Federation.
I.Shvaika added that despite the losses of grain harvest in eastern oblasts and the Crimea, the production volumes are even more than in 2013.
According to him, after the politically motivated decisions of the Russian Federation, Ukraine starts diversifying its markets. The markets of the EU, China and Asia are rather promising directions. The Ministry continues working on expanding the list of agricultural commodities for exports, including livestock products, grains, dairy products, etc. The officials are working on bringing the commodities into line with the European standards and implementation of the Ukrainian legislation to the European level, informed I.Shvaika.
As for the sea ports in the Crimea, they are closed, and Russia can not use them. At the same time, Ukraine is upgrading the ports in Kherson and Odessa, added the Minister.
You should be authorized to post comment
In 2016, Ukraine increased the exports of agricultural products
January 20, 17:45
In September-December, Ukraine exported over 1.9 mln tonnes of sunflower oil - experts
January 20, 09:30
In July-December, Ukraine exported over 23 mln tonnes of grains - experts
January 19, 17:30
Ukraine exported 4.8 mln tonnes of barley in 2016
January 19, 14:30
Ukraine increased number of flaxseed processors
January 19, 13:10
Ukraine has to change the export geography of rapeseed oil - APK-Inform
January 19, 10:05