Ukranian beef exports are decreasing in value
During the first seven months of this year, Ukraine exported more than 20,000 tonnes of beef worth $60.6 million, down by 4% compared with the same period last year. According to the State Fiscal Sevice of Ukraine, 8,680 tonnes of those were represented by fresh or chilled beef worth $25.5 million.
The main markets for Ukrainian fresh/chilled beef were Belarus (5,700 tonnes) and Turkey (2,950 tonnes). Last year, in the first seven months, Ukraine has exported 6,940 tonnes of fresh beef to its main destination, Belarus.
The rest of the volumes exported (11,600 tonnes)consisted of frozen beef shipped mainly to Kazakhstan, Azerbaidjan and Belarus, with volumes ranging from 2,000 to 4,250 tonnes. The total value of frozen beef exported by Ukraine was about $35 million.
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