Contents tagged with agriculture

  • US Department of Commerce: Ukraine has potential of becoming a world leader in food production

    Thanks to a favorable climate and fertile chernozem—the black-colored soil containing a high percentage of humus—that makes up a third of the world's stock, Ukraine could become a huge export base of fruits and vegetables, both fresh and processed. This was reported by the US Department of Commerce in the report on the fruit and vegetable industry of Ukraine, Voice of America reports.

    The report, which was based on market research in Ukraine, says that "Ukrainian companies are aware that they …

  • Ukraine's agricultural exports to the EU grow by a third

    Exports of Ukrainian agricultural products to European countries between January and June 2017 reached (US)$2.774 billion, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy announced on August 3.

    Compared to the same period last year, exports increased by 31.4%, or $663.4 million.

    "Today, the EU countries are consistently ranked second in the regional structure of our agricultural exports. Their share accounted for 34.9%, based on the results of the first half of 2017. Total foreign trade …