Ukraine increased supply of apples to European markets Photos: Orchardo.ru
The decline of Apple production in the EU in the current season allowed Ukraine to increase supplies of these products to the European markets.
According to customs statistics, during July-January of the 2017/18 season, Ukraine exported to the EU countries 9.2 thousand tons of apples, according to APK-inform: vegetables and fruits.
Last season, Apple exports to the EU barely exceeded 1 thousand tons.
The main buyer of Ukrainian apples remains Belarus, which actively increases volumes of import of this production. During July-January of the current season Ukraine has shipped to Belarus 11,4 thousand tons of apples, which is 1.6 times more than in the same period of the previous season.
A total of seven months of season-2017/18 Ukraine exported 21 thousand tons of apples, which is 2.3 times more than from July to January of last season.
January pleased cheap oranges. At the end of the month pounds fruit cost 30 UAH. This is 15 UAH less than in December last year.