Poultry meat deliveries from Ukraine up 1.4x

Poultry meat exports from Ukraine in the first quarter of 2019 accounted for 103.6 thou. tons. The chicken meat supplied is worth USD 146.9 million, 1.4x more from the corresponding period of 2018 (74.7 thou. tons, USD 111.95 million).

The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFSU) informs that the key importers in the indicated period are as follows:

  • Saudi Arabia — 28.2 thou. tons for the amount of USD 39.9 million (27.2 per cent);
  • the Netherlands — 17.1 thou. tons, USD 24.2 million (16.5 per cent);
  • Slovakia — 9.9 thou. tons, USD 14.1 million (9.7 per cent);
  • others — 48.2 thou. tons, USD 68.4 million (46.6 per cent).

The US experts compiled a rating of major world chicken meat exporters where Ukraine holds the 6th position. Brazil tops the rating. By the end of 2019, the country is expected to increase chicken exports by 2.4 per cent to 3.8 million tons.

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

Poultry production in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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