Ukrainian producers reduce the supply prices for soybean meal/cake, explaining this decision by a seasonal increase in the number of offerings of these products in the domestic market in low-demand conditions. This is reported by APK-Inform.
The new single-window system law at the border simplifies customs clearance, since many types of controls and necessary paper documents are abolished. This was stated by Serhii Demchenko, Director of the Targeting and Customs Risk Management Department of the State Fiscal Service, on Radio NV, agropolit.com reported.
Belarusian companies consider Ukrainian ports as an alternative to the Baltic for exporting their products. This was announced by the head of the Administration of the Seaports of Ukraine Rajwis Wezkahans, the agency reported.
Ukraine has seen a significant increase in the Ukrainian Dairy Index (UDI) in 2018. In September, UDI grew by a decent 7.1%. This was reported by the economist of the FAO Investment Center Andrii Yarmak, agropolit.com reported.
Although it is not yet known how the ASF will spread in the coming months, it is clear that the scale of the potential growth in demand and the potential risk of infection may never have been more significant than it is now, pigua.info reported.
The work of the Swiss-Ukrainian milk safety project continued until April 2019. This was announced by the director of the Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine, Halger Tausch, the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection reported.
In January-August 2018, the foreign trade turnover of the products of the agro-industrial complex reached $15 billion, of which the export of products of the agricultural sector is $11.5 billion or 37.3% of the total exports of Ukraine. This was reported by Olha Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
On September 26-27, a two-day regional seminar of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the proper use of pesticides in agriculture was held in Chisinau, Moldova. The event was attended by more than 20 representatives from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. During the seminar, it was decided to establish a working group for regional cooperation on pesticide management, which Ukraine will be responsible for coordinating, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.