Головна Market News Ukraine will produce 2.4 MMT of meat in 2017 – EDC

Ukraine will produce 2.4 MMT of meat in 2017 – EDC

In 2017, Ukrainian meat production of all categories will equal to 2 370 KMT, which is 2% higher than a year earlier.

It has been reported by Economic Discussion Club (EDC).

According to the experts, taking into account the purchasing power of the population, the total consumption of meat and meat products in 2017 is estimated at 2 237 KMT, or 52.5 kg per person (rational norm – 80 kg per person).

It is noted that the volume of exports of Ukrainian meat in 2017 will amount to 320 KMT, which is 6% more than in the last year due to increased exports of poultry meat. Imports of meat and meat products during the year has been estimated at 196 KMT or 8% more than in 2016.

It is also reported that in January 2017 Ukrainian farms produced 215 KMT of meat of all kinds, which is 4% higher than in the corresponding month of the last year.

Meat exports in the first month of the current year amounted to 16 KMT (+84% compared to January 2016), import – 13 KMT (-17%).

It is emphasized that in the reporting month, the share of poultry meat in the total Ukrainian exports share amounted to 50% (11 KMT or 57% more than the year before). High demand for Ukrainian poultry in January 2017 was observed in Iraq, the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong.

“Meat imports, as well as in the last year, was mainly represented by pork and poultry meat products. Most of the imported meat products come mainly from Poland and the Netherlands. Share of imports in domestic food consumption in January 2017 amounted to 6%”, – said by EDC.

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