In 2019, the share of agricultural products in the exports exceeded 40%

By 18.02.2020

In 2019, the share of agro-industrial products in the general structure of exports from Ukraine reached 44.6%, and kept the leadership in its commodity structure. In particular, in 2019 Ukraine exported the record volumes of grains – 56.7 mln tonnes. Also, in the reporting period Ukraine shipped the record volumes of sunflower oil on foreign markets – 6.1 mln tonnes.
Last year Ukraine increased deliveries of agricultural products to all three key sales regions – Asia, the European Union and Africa. Asian countries imported Ukrainian agricultural products at the sum of 9.4 bln USD, the EU – 7.5 bln USD, African countries – 3.3 bln USD, and the CIS countries – 1.5 bln USD. At the same time, the shipment volume of domestic agricultural and food products also reached the maximum level for the whole time ever of the contemporary Ukraine.
Source: Institute of Agrarian Economics

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