The increase in the export tax on livestock to 20%, which is now initiated by people's deputies, is a complete absurdity. This will not be able to save the cattle-breeding industry of Ukraine from a reduction in the number of livestock. But, on the contrary, it is necessary to develop domestic meat-processing production and to arrange the export of beef processing products, the Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association is sure of this.
In 2017, Ukraine exported 88 thousand live heads of cattle and received $ 33.5 million, Andrii Pankratov, analyst of agricultural markets and national consultant FAO in Ukraine, wrote on his Facebook page, АgroРolit.com reported.
The Ukrainian Stock Breeders Association together with other agrarian organizations discussed the Business model for fattening young cattle purchased from private farms, which was prepared by the experts of the USAID Support for Agrarian and Rural Development Project.