11 days Ukraine used an annual quota to export honey to the EU and set a record for exports of sugar

As of January 11, 2017, quotas on the import of Ukrainian honey to the European countries, exhausted 100%, 64% quota on sugar, 78% for grape and Apple juices. This was announced by Deputy Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine on European integration Olga Trofimova, reports «New time».

Ukraine set a record for exports of sugar

«Like last year, Ukrainian agricultural products are in high demand among European importers. This is evidenced by the indicators used quotas as of January 11, 2017. For example, have already been used, the volumes of tariff quotas for duty-free export of Ukrainian honey. The quota for poultry imports for the first quarter of the current year also completely exhausted,» — said the Deputy Minister.

According to her, for 2016 have been fully utilized quotas for honey, sugar, oats, barley cereals and flour, malt, corn, processed tomatoes and other food groups.

«New statistics again emphasizes the importance of our work on expanding access of Ukrainian agricultural exporters to the EU markets. This question will remain in 2017, on the agenda of our team,» said Trofimova.

Ukraine set a record for exports of sugar

In 2016, the exports of sugar amounted to 465.9 thousand tons, a record figure in the history of Ukraine’s independence. This is stated in the message of Ministry of agrarian policy.

«2016 was a record in many respects. So to a record grain export 39 million tons of grain were added-the largest-ever figure for exports of sugar — almost 466 thousand tons. Ukraine continues to increase its export potential and to confirm the world leadership,» — said the Minister of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine Taras Kutovoy.

According to him, for September — December of the current marketing year Ukrainian sugar producers exported 344,1 thousand tons of sugar.

During these four months the Ukrainian sugar first came to the markets in Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Somalia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Macedonia, Sudan, China, the report said.

It should be noted that the opening of new markets for Ukrainian producers was due to the planned increase in sugar quality.

As of January 11, all sugar factories have completed production season. All, with the start of production of manufactured 2,008 million tons of sugar from 13,66 million tons of sugar beet, which is by 40.5% more than last year. Production season started on August 20, worked 42 sugar factory.

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has become a world leader in flour export.

It also became known that the EU will expand quotas for the export of a number of Ukrainian goods.




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