Ukrainian salo rose in price by 71% over the year

Submitted by bashun on Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:02

Experts of the Ukrainian Association of Trade Network Suppliers have investigated the rate of growth in the value of the "meat basket" of the Ukrainian over the year. Records on the increase in prices have salo and pork. This was reported by the chairman of the Association, Oleksii Doroshenko, on his Facebook page, UNN reported.


All types of meat have risen in price over the year by 25%-71%. Salo added most in price – by 71%. Pork has risen in price by 41%, beef - by 27%.

Compared with last year, pork added 34 UAH per kilogram, and salo - 29 UAH.

"By the end of April a kilogram of beef could be bought on average in the country for 125 UAH, pork - 116 UAH, chicken fillet – by 91 UAH, boiled sausage – by 86 UAH, salo – by 70 UAH, and broiler – by 55 UAH", - he wrote.

If the value of the "meat basket" is estimated, then at the end of April 2018 it cost 543 UAH, whereas a year ago the cost was 402 UAH.

"The meat basket over the year rose by 35%, or 141 UAH," - explained Doroshenko.

It bears reminding that among the reasons for the rise in price of pork and fat experts call the epidemic of African swine fever. With the disease and significant rates of its spread, the authorized state bodies of Ukraine cannot cope for the third year in a row. Consequently, the amount of imported pork and salo is growing.

"We did not import as much pork as we have now in the last 4 years, in the first 3 months of 2018 Ukraine imported 1.8 thousand tons of pig meat, which is 17% more than last year - almost 60% (they imported more than 14 thousand tons)," he noted.


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