According to the State Service of Statistics of Ukraine for the first half of the year, milk production has decreased by 1.8% YoY. – INFAGRO
Ukrainian cheese market shows certain stability, but, unfortunately, one cannot say that this is a good stability. – INFAGRO
In June, the raw milk market in Ukraine got balanced: prices for farmers’ raw milk ceased to decline. Prices for milk purchased from rural households were revised only at the beginning of the month. – INFAGRO
The prohibition concerns dairy raw materials, including those in consumer packs exceeding 2.5 liters.
Ukrainian cheese makers, especially those producing cheese products have the reason to worry. The schemes for exporting cheese products are collapsing and selling the products by another schemes is unprofitable because of the very low price. – INFAGRO
In May Ukrainian producers of fresh dairy products increased sales keeping high prices. Some of them took advantage of the increased demand and managed to raise prices. – INFAGRO
It seems that Ukrainian dairy is already recovering from the long crisis that they endured in 2014-2016. Of course, there is still a lot of unresolved problems, but comparing the current situation with last year circumstances, there is some reason for optimism.
Global milk production levels continue to recover following the sharp contraction in late 2016, according to the Rabobank Global Dairy Quarterly Q2 2017.
Heinz Strubenhoff, Senior Private Sector Specialist – World Bank shared his view on Ukrainian agri and food export opportunities on brookings.edu.
Making сhoice – where from to buy dairy products – depends on the consumer’s capabilities. First of all, he decides where close to his place he can buy them.