African swine fever (ASF) could get to China from the countries of the European Union or Transcaucasia. This was stated in the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision, UNN reported.
Exports of meat and meat products in January-August 2018 amounted to 258 thousand tons (+ 6% compared to the same period in 2017), imports - 180 thousand tons (41%). This is reported by analysts of the Economic Discussion Club, agravery.com reported.
6.9 billion UAH is planned to be allocated for the Draft State Budget of Ukraine for 2019 on the agro-industrial complex. This was said by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman during an extraordinary meeting of the government, the correspondent of UNN reported.
Capital investments in agriculture, forestry and fisheries in the first half of 2018 amounted to 26,869.8 million UAH, which is 9 8% compared to the same period last year. This was reported by the leading researcher of the National Scientific Center "Institute of Agrarian Economics", Ph.D. Mykola Kisil, commenting on the recently released data of the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, the website of the agency reported.
The National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine has developed a draft of a new Instruction on the prevention and control of African swine fever. The project was considered during the workshop under the chairmanship of the first vice-president of the NAAS Mykhailo Hladii. This was reported by the press service of the National Academy of Sciences.
Ukraine continues to increase the export of poultry products and open new markets. So, according to the State Fiscal Service, 184.6 thousand tons of meat and edible offal of poultry were exported over 7 months of 2018, which is 8.9% more than the same period last year. The products are exported to 80 countries, and in 2018 four new markets were opened - Albania, Ghana, Hong Kong and Morocco, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.
At the beginning of 2018 426 Ukrainian enterprises implemented the HACCP system, 143 were at the development and implementation stage. Thus, we can note that Ukrainian market operators, who have to implement the HACCP system in accordance with the law, are gradually doing this, and progress is tangible. This was stated by the Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on issues of European integration Olha Trofimtseva during the round table "Implementation of the HACCP system in the agricultural sector," the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy reported.