During the eight months of the current year, Ukraine exported agricultural products up to 11.5 billion USD worth, which exceeds by 65.6 million USD the figure for the same period last year, the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food said, UNIAN reports.

“The growth of the indicators was mainly due to the following commodity positions: rape seeds, wheat, meat and poultry products, eggs, nuts, butter, chocolate, and other goods,” the agency’s press service quoted.

Grain crops are among the top three exporters of Ukrainian agrarian and food products – 36.6% of total agricultural exports, sunflower oil  25.1 %, and oilseeds  9.4 %. The key buyers in the regional structure of exports are Asian countries with a share of 43.6 %, the European Union 31.4 % and Africa 13.3 %.

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