Ukraine seeks to increase agricultural cooperation with UAEStaff Writer | August 22, 2018
Ukraine is interested in increasing its cooperation with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the agricultural sector, the Ukrainian Agriculture Ministry said.
Europe Olga Trofimtseva, Ukraine's deputy agriculture minister
Ukraine is also willing to boost the exports of organic products, honey, confectionery and chocolate goods, meat, vegetables and fruits to the UAE, Trofimtseva said.
In 2017, bilateral agricultural trade turnover between Ukraine and the UAE amounted to 180 million U.S. dollars, with Ukrainian exports accounting for more than 90 percent of the total trade.
Currently, Ukraine primarily supplies vegetable oils, poultry eggs and seeds to the UAE. ■