Potato import value exceeds USD 40 mln

Import of potato to Ukraine in the period of January-November 2019 totalled 207.1 thou. t worth USD 40.2 mln, the data of the State Fiscal Sevice of Ukraine proves.

In January-November, the major suppliers of potato to Ukraine are as followed:

  • Belarus — USD 30.56 mln (76.08%);
  • Russia — USD 1.68 mln (4.19%);
  • the Netherlands — USD 1.67 mln (4.15%);
  • others — USD 6.26 mln (15.59%).

In 2018 the country imported 5.7 thou. t of potato for the amount of USD 3 mln.

Imports of potatoes to Ukraine in November of the current year broke another record. In one month, the country imported 46 thou. t of potatoes.

The new edition of the infographic guide Ukrainian Agribusiness 2018/19 is available for download.

Vegetables and fruit production in Ukraine (click for full resolution)

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