Ukraine has seen a significant increase in the Ukrainian Dairy Index (UDI) in 2018. In September, UDI grew by a decent 7.1%. This was reported by the economist of the FAO Investment Center Andrii Yarmak, agropolit.com reported.
Over the eight months of 2018 professional milk producers received an average of 13.1% less profit than during the same period in 2017 and 7% less than the average for the same period in 2012-2017. This was reported by the economist of the FAO investment center Andrii Yarmak, the press service of FAO reported according to agropolit.com.
The Ukrainian milk index (UMI), which shows the conditional profitability of milk production by professional farms, for the first time since the beginning of the year demonstrated growth in July. This was reported by the economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Andrii Yarmak on his page on Facebook, agroportal.ua reported.
Over the sixth consecutive month, the Conditional Milk Production Return Index (CMI) is declining, although many market participants expected stabilization in June. This was reported by Andrii Yarmak, an economist of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UNO FAO on his Facebook page, agravery.com reports.
There is the highest milk supply in Ukraine now. However, the sale of surplus raw materials is rather difficult. The greatest problem is created by the difficulties encountered with the export of cheese products, INFAGRO reported.