According to the State Customs Service, in 2017 Ukraine exported 0.283 thousand tons of sausages. This is reported by the analytical department of the Ukrainian Food Export Board (UFEB), pigua.info reported.
"This year the export of this segment of products over the first five months (0.176 thousand tons) exceeds last year's figure by 1.9 times (0.089 thousand tons). At the same time, the May volume of exports amounted to 0.059 thousand tons," the UFEB reported.
"Considering the cost of exports, in January-May of 2018 there was an increase of 181% (522 thousand USD) compared to the same period last year (287,400 USD).
The main buyers of Ukrainian products are the countries of the near abroad, namely:
- Georgia (39.66% of the total exports, the total cost - 207 thousand USD),
- Azerbaijan (27.59%, 144 thousand USD),
- Moldova (16.28%, 85 thousand USD).
"The share of supplies to other countries was 16.48% of the total cost of 86 thousand USD," - commented in the analytical department.
Experts also note that despite the growth in exports, it still remains smaller than the import, where the total cost of deliveries for the five months of 2018 was $ 1.296 million, which is 20.7% higher than the cost for the same period of 2017 year (1,027 million USD)."