Pork imports to Ukraine increased five times

Over the year 2018, the volume of pork imports to Ukraine increased by more than 5 times. This is evidenced by data of the Meat-Inform analysts, UNN reports.

In 2017, Ukraine imported 8 thou. tons of pork (carcass weight basis), in 2018 — 44 thou. tons.

In total, by the end of 2018, Ukraine increased meat imports by 30.1% to 272 thou. tons. In addition to the main types of meat, lard and meat co-products are imported to Ukraine.

According to analysts, mainly these types of raw materials are used in the processing industry for the production of sausages and other meat products.

The new infographic guide Agribusiness of Ukraine 2017/18 is available by the link.

Meat production in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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