14 dairy processing enterprises have prepared a joined statement to the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture on a special investigation on protection of domestic dairy industry from growing imports.
Ukraine raw milk deficit causes reduction in the production of export-oriented dairy products, which naturally leads to shrinking export volumes. – INFAGRO
The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) said in 2020, 125,000 tons of raw cow’s milk in the higher and extra categories were sold through the exchange.
The Ministry of Agricultural Policy and Food is being restored in Ukraine – the department should start working by February 1.
This year consumption of dairy products in Ukraine has significantly grown. This relates to fresh dairy products, cheeses and butter. The only bad thing is that the growth of the market is due to significant increase in dairy imports. – INFAGRO
In Ukraine milk supply to dairies this year has shrunk 8%. Production of dairy products is also decreasing. – INFAGRO
The large-scale increase in cheese imports is now the most painful issue for Ukrainian cheese makers – INFAGRO
During the time of the coronavirus pandemic and quarantine restrictions in Ukraine, in the second quarter of 2020 households spent about UAH 649.3 billion, which is 10.4% less than in the same period in 2019.
The dairy industry, both farmers and processors, continues to operate at approximately the cost price level. – INFAGRO
Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine, said that the government will divide the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture into two departments.