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28 May 2017

News and press releases


Ukraine has unutilized production capacity of haricot

According to the results of survey ‘Niche agricultural production directions: haricot’ production of leguminous in 2016 amounted to 53.6 thousand tons constituting one of the highest rates since the independence of Ukraine.



Ukraine will be in position to export cereal seed to the EU market

The European Commission has resumed work towards recognition of equivalence of the Ukrainian system of official control and certification of cereal seed with the European Union requirements. It provides potential opportunity to export Ukrainian seeds to the EU countries.



Experts of Great Plains conducted training for young engineers

On May 18, 2017 Great Plains Ukraine together with the Association ‘Ukrainian Agribusiness Club’ and AgriEvent Agency conducted a hands-on workshop for students of 4th and 5th courses of engineering specialties at agricultural higher education institutions of Ukraine ‘Day of the Young Engineer of Great Plains’




Israel is a promising market for the Ukrainian sweets

Over the past 5 years, trade of Ukraine with Israel has declined. Thus, export to Israel reduced by 43% or USD 217.4 million. In 2016 the total value of supplies of agricultural products to Israel amounted to USD 292.8 million while in 2012 the supplies volume was USD 510.2 million. Import of agricultural products from specified country decreased comparing 2012 by 60% as well. Despite the negative tendency, trade balance remains positive - export exceeds import by USD 284.5 million (as of 2016).



Since the beginning of the year pigs got more expensive by a third

As of May 16 the average purchase price for pork of beef breed in terms of live weight accounted for 41 UAH/kg that is 28% higher than at the start of the year, the price of pork of 2nd category was 39 UAH/kg that is 39% higher than at the beginning of this year



May frosts put at risk harvest of fruits and berries

April-June period is important for flowering and fruit ovaries formation of the fruit trees and berries. Due to the sharp decrease in temperature on 9-11 May the process of flowering and young fruit formation occurs under difficult conditions. The air temperature in some regions, particularly in the western regions and parts of the northern regions, reduced to zero and even reached 8 degrees below zero (on the ground).





Niche agricultural production directions: haricot

Association ‘Ukrainian Agribusiness Club’ continues a series of studies of the perspective niche agricultural markets. This publication presents analysis of haricot. Cultivation of this crop in Ukraine within the past 6 years demonstrates an increasing tendency. Marginality of haricot production reaches 358%. More detailed information about haricot market can be found in the research of UCAB.



Doing agribusiness in Ukraine: legal guidance for foreign investors

The handbook ‘Doing agribusiness in Ukraine: legal guidance for foreign investors’ was elaborated with participation of experts of the Association ‘Ukrainian Agribusiness Club’, law firm ‘Vasil Kisil and Partners’ and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy with a view to provide potential foreign investors with information concerning legal aspects of doing agribusiness in Ukraine.



Overview of agricultural products imported from the EU countries in January - April 2017 within the framework of Ukraine - EU FTA.

According to the State Fiscal Service, over January - April 2017 comparing to the same period in 2016, 31.9 % increase of export of agricultural products is observed amounting up to USD 6 billion as well as 4% decrease of import amounting up to USD 1.4 billion.

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  • ДП
  • LNZ Group
  •  Agricom Group
  • Агроріск
  • cardfield
  • Baker TILLY
  • Райффайзен Банк Аваль
  • horsch
  • Phosagro
  • uahk
  • Сygnet
  • Syngenta
  • Svarog
  • Agco
  • Lembke
  • Agroregion
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  • Agroswit
  • Mriya
  • Eridon
  • Monsanto
  • MHP
  • Maschionet
  • Maisadour
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Alfabank
  • Agroscop
  • Agroros
  • Agrimatco
  • Avgust
  • NCH Advisors
  • Crop Life International
  • Continental farmers Group
  • AgroGeneration
  • credit agricole
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