I would like to start with some figures that eloquently testify on the way Ukrainian milk processing has passed since 1990. If in 1990, 24 million tons of milk were produced, of which 18.5 million tons were recycled, in 2017 the total milk production in Ukraine amounted to 10.3 million tons. The plants processed only […]
I have read an interesting material about the top 5 dairy industry problems as they look in the opinion of its representative. I believe that this material is a unique illustration of the real problems of the industry, because its representative did not name EVEN A SINGLE ONE of the problems which are really important. […]
DN: Vasyl, you are the owner of the INFAGRO analytical agency, right? VV.: Yes, I am. DN: How did the idea of establishing INFAGRO appear? VV.: The idea was spontaneous. Another thing is why we have chosen to specialize in dairy business. At first I thought about being engaged in analysis of all the branches […]
There is a number of serious consequences that Great Britain’s exit from the European Union might cause. Now that we have had a few weeks to think it all over, it seems that it will be British dairy farmers who will be the biggest sufferers from the so-called Brexit. The EU will, of course, lose […]
Prime news in the dairy market of Russia is the discussions concerning the draft regulation on Modification of Rules for granting subsidies from federal budget to the regional budgets.
Now the dairy branch of Ukraine goes through the period of changes. Milk prices have been promptly increased, processors try to increase the prices for dairy products too. But hardly this will become a long tendency. The situation worsened again on global markets – export does not rescue so much.
Belarusians continue to sell actively the products to Russia, even despite permanent complains of Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Rosselkhoznadzor to quality of Belarusian products.
This year’s World Dairy Summit in Vilnius was, on the face of it, about sustainability. But the very location of the conference ensured discussion about Lithuania’s very large neighbour, Russia, and the impact of the EU dairy ban.
The European Commission has presented a €500m comprehensive package of measures to support European farmers in Brussels today.
While the market is quiet and demand is not active in Russia, the Belarusian operators have to take waiting attitude. There are still no any alternative decisions.