Ukrainian producers accessed 12 new export markets in 2020: SSUFSCP

In 2020, Ukraine was admitted to 12 new export markets, 35 export certificates were agreed upon and two EU audits on the State Control Evaluation System for Fish and Fishery Products, Poultry and Poultry Products were passed, the head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumer Protection (SSUFSCP) Vladyslava Magaletska announced.

She marked that 100 new markets on six continents had been actively pursued during 2020.

"Those are both traditional foreign trade partners of Ukraine — the EU, China, the USA, India, and less developed markets for Ukrainian exporters, including Mexico, Australia, Brazil, Angola and so on," said Vladyslava Magaletska.

Throughout 2020, international agreements in the fields of sanitary and phytosanitary measures and consumer protection were negotiated with the following countries: Brazil, Algeria, Indonesia, Vietnam, Iran, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Serbia, Lebanon, Greece, Germany, Sweden and Georgia.

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Vladyslava Magaletska mentioned that last year, an agreement between the SSUFSCP and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Resources of the Republic of Northern Macedonia on cooperation in the fields of plant quarantine and plant protection was prepared for signing and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

"Today, work continues with international partners to expand sales of various commodity groups, including poultry products, live cattle and small cattle, beef and pork, milk and dairy products, honey, apples, blueberries and cherries, peas and beans, onions, wheat flour, fish and fish products, reproductive material," the message reads.

Previously the SSUFSCP reported that the Ukrainian egg producers were admitted to Ethiopia's market.

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