Legislative amendments were submitted to the parliament, which increase the total amount of state support for the agricultural sector for 2019 at the expense of unused funds from the budget this year. This was reported by Head of the Agrarian Committee, MP Oleksandr Bakumenko in an exclusive comment to AgroPolit.com.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the Law of Ukraine “On Amendments to the Customs Code of Ukraine and some other laws of Ukraine regarding the introduction of the “single window” mechanism and optimizing the implementation of control procedures when moving goods across the customs border of Ukraine.” This is reported by the presidential press service, agravery.com reported.
The government can increase the amount of state support of the agricultural sector in 2019 to 12.4 billion UAH, transferring unpaid budget funds to a special fund. Experts of the agro-industrial complex made such an initiative during a round table on the topic “Budget cake-2019: opportunities and challenges,” agropolit.com reported.
According to the results of January-August 2018, the commodity turnover of goods of the agrarian and food industries between Ukraine and the countries of the European Union reached $ 5.4 billion, which is $ 330 million more than in the same period last year. At the same time, exports of Ukrainian agricultural products to the EU markets exceeded $ 3.6 billion, Olha Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration said, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
The Plant Production and Plant Protection Division of FAO has developed a toolkit designed to provide low- and middle-income countries with support for the pesticide registration process. This is reported by the FAO website, according to agropolit.com.
As of July 1, Turkish investments in the Ukrainian economy reached $ 329 million. This was reported by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv, UNN reported with reference to the press service of the ministry.