New Zealand first, Ukraine ranked second in butter supply to the EUStaff Writer | January 17, 2018
Ukraine became the second-ranked country after New Zealand to supply butter to the European Union, reported Trade Representative of Ukraine Nataliya Mykolska.
Food trade Ukraine has reached its annual duty-free quotas
According to Mykolska, similar trends are being observed in the world market as well.
"According to our peers from the United States, in January-October 2017, Ukraine was the world’s eighth largest butter exporter with total exports of 20,800 tons, tripling its annual growth," the statement says.
Ukraine has also reached its annual duty-free quotas on the export of wheat and corn, 1.035 million tons and 1.125 million tons respectively, in five days.
Last year, Ukraine completely exhausted in just a few days its annual quota of duty-free honey exports to the European Union, which amounted to 5,200 tons. ■