According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, the average prices of agricultural products sold by agricultural enterprises in 2017 as compared to 2016 increased for all types of products, except for beets of the dining room, the price of which decreased by 23 UAH/ton.
In the past year, livestock products have significantly risen in price. Thus, the average selling price of farm animals in live weight increased by 9370 UAH/ton, or almost a third, milk - by 1772 UAH/ton (24.5%).
Also, preliminary with 2016, in 2017, there was a significant increase in prices for fruit and berry (by 2903 UAH/ton, or 33%) and vegetable crops (at 212 UAH/ton, or 5%).
In particular, the price of potatoes also increased, the price of which increased by 665 UAH/ton (20%). The rise in price was not spared both cereals and grain legumes, as well as oilseeds - by 358 (9.5%) and 476 UAH/ton (5%), respectively. The average price of eggs increased by 37 UAH/thousand pcs. and in 2017 was 1146 UAH/thousand pieces.