Ukrainian potato import 12x higher from the 2018 indicator
Import of potato to Ukraine in the period of January-September totalled 68.5 thou. t worth USD 15.7 mln. By the data of the State Fiscal Sevice of Ukraine, in 2018 the country imported 5.7 thou. t of potato for the amount of USD 3 mln.
In January-September, the major suppliers of potato to Ukraine are as followed:
- Belarus — USD 9.63 mln (61.16%);
- the Netherlands — USD 1.63 mln (10.34%);
- Egypt — USD 1.32 mln (8.4%);
- others — USD 3.17 mln (20.11%).
In the reporting period, Ukraine exported 5.52 thou. t worth 1.48 mln.
Earlier it was reported that in early June VIMAL commissioned the new starch plant in Chernigiv region.