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.
Ukraine has always been incorporated into the global economic space, it is one of the world food market players which has always been dependent and almost never disconnected from it. This can be fully applied to the market of milk and dairy products, which is considered as the open market.
“As of 2015, there are about 121 million dairy farmers around the world. When you think about why dairy and government policy are so closely linked, it’s because so many people are involved in milk production globally”.
“The world milk price – it really can’t get any worse, so prepare for an upturn”, – says Torsten Hemme, Managing Director of the International Farm Comparison Network to The Dairy Site, which placed a big interview with the expert.
The European Commission announced today a second package of exceptional measures to try and solve the deepening crisis in the Dairy and pigmeat sectors.
Exporters have probably accepted already the Russian food embargo. Most likely the Ukrainian dairy products will not be supplied there (in Russia) soon.
After the New Year holiday the dairy market operators are back to severe reality of their everyday life. Unfortunately, not many of them can expect improvement of the market situation this year. It will be especially difficult to work during first half of the year. Milk production is declining, consumer demand is low and does not [...]
Summer has already begun, but dairy operators still do not have a clear vision of the sales prospects.
Beginning of the new season does not make the milk operators happy. They have no markets to direct the surplus of milk.