Olga Kozak, IFCN representative in Ukraine, Doctor of Economics, together with Hanna Lavrenuyk, General Director AVM, were speaking on the impact of the war in Ukraine on the global and national milk market during the 24th IFCN International Dairy Conference held in Riga June 10 – 13, 2023.
In recent years, the Ukrainian consumer has witnessed significant changes in the domestic cheese market. The range of cheeses on the shelves is changing – imported brands have been replacing Ukrainian cheeses.
Due to the old habit, Ukraine is still often called a powerful world dairy exporting country. Not so long ago, such a definition was relevant. In the middle of zero years, the volume of annual exports reached 2.5 million tons in milk equivalent. Then there followed a significant drop, but even 6 years ago Ukrainian dairy exports still […]
With the beginning of the full-scale war of the russian federation against Ukraine, the whole world began to actively talk about food security.
The Ukrainian dairy industry has always been export-oriented. However, due to the influence of a decrease in milk supply and other factors, in recent years the volume of dairy exports has been steadily decreasing. With the beginning of the war, exports became a salvation for the industry. Forced migration of the population and the economic crisis in […]
25 years ago Ukraine was ranked 6th in the world by cow’s milk production. Now it faces the threat of shortage of milk.
November 30 – December 14, 2018, the Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS) conducted its own all-Ukrainian public opinion poll on the right of the citizens to freely dispose of the land shares they own.
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.