Ukrainian agricultural exports increased by 22 in the first quarter

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Ukrainian News Agency reported on May 8 that Uzbekistan’s Minister of Agriculture Trofimzeva said that Ukrainian agricultural exports increased by 22.5% in the first quarter of 2019. “Compared with the same period in 2018, agricultural trade increased by 18.4% (an increase of 1.07 billion). US dollars), exports increased by 22.5% (an increase of $989.9 million)."


In particular, in the first quarter of 2019, Uzbekistan’s trade volume reached 25.9 billion U.S. dollars, of which 6.9 billion U.S. dollars (26.6%) were agro-industrial complex products. The most important factor in the formation of trade surplus in agro-industrial trade is the large amount of food crop exports, accounting for 45.4% of agricultural exports in the first quarter. Sunflower oil exports accounted for 22.2% and oilseed exports accounted for 6.7%.


In the regional structure of agricultural products export in the first quarter, Asian countries dominated, reaching 40.9%, EU countries accounting for 34.9%, African countries accounting for 15.3%, and CIS countries accounting for 6.3%. The main countries for Ukrainian agricultural exports are: India - 9.9%, Egypt - 8.6%, China - 7.5%, Turkey - 7.4%, Netherlands - 7%, Spain - 6.3%, Italy - 4%, Poland - 3.3%, Belarus - 2.9%, Germany - 2.9%.


The top ten export agricultural products of Wuwu include corn - 32.97%, sunflower, safflower oil or cottonseed oil - 20.95%, a mixture of wheat, wheat and rye - 11.26%, oil residue obtained from plants other than soybean and peanut oil - 5.40%, soybeans - 4.97%, meat and poultry viscera - 2.73%, residues of oilseeds and other soybean oil - 1.46%, rapeseed - 1.33%, soybean oil - 1.13%, tobacco, cigars and their substitutes - 1.02%.


According to the National Bureau of Statistics, in 2018, the grain harvest in Uganda reached a record high of 70.57 million tons, and it is estimated that it will export 47-500 million tons.