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Ukraine raises cheese exports 12.6%, imports 43%

Staff Writer | December 11, 2017
Ukraine in January-November 2017 supplied 8,174 tonnes of cheese to foreign markets, which is 12.6% more than in the same period of 2016.
Ukraine cheese
Dairy trade   From January to November
According to customs statistics, released by the State Fiscal Service, in monetary terms shipments of these products increased 34.8%, to $29.14 million.

Cheese imports in January-November amounted to 8,785 tonnes, increasing by 43% compared to the same period last year. The country imported products worth $40.88 million (in January-November 2016 some $25.83 million).

Exports of butter from Ukraine in January-November 2017 increased 2.5 times, to 27,299 tonnes. In monetary terms, the figure amounted to $115.11 million against $33.46 million in January-November 2016.

Imports of this product fell by 41.2% January-November 2017, from 1,030 tonnes ($3.53 million) to 621 tonnes ($3.63 million).

Exports of milk and cream (condensed) in January-November 2017 decreased 10.6%, to 44,455 tonnes. Ukraine supplied condensed milk and cream for a total of $76.23 million, which is 8.4% more than in January-November of 2016.