India is the largest consumer of Ukrainian agricultural products
In 2016, total exports of Ukraine share of agricultural products accounted for 42%, or 15.4 billion $, which is 4.5% higher than in 2015, when domestic agricultural producers realized the global markets of 14.7 billion dollars.
For several years the geography of domestic exports remains almost unchanged. In 2016, nearly 95% of exports was accounted for by Asian and African countries, as well as the EU and the CIS. The increase in exports has passed in all these areas, except CIS countries.
compared To the previous year Asia 2016, and increased the share of export of Ukrainian goods from 45.1% to 45.8%, or 7.1 billion $. The EU increased its exports of Ukrainian products from 25.5% to 27.1% or 4.2 billion dollars, Africa to 15.5% or 2.4 billion $. Shipments to the CIS fell by 21.4% to 1.2 billion $. In addition, in 2016, the supply of agricultural products in Australia and Oceania grew by 2.5% to 5.3 million dollars.
a Leader in the ranking of the largest buyers of Ukrainian agricultural products by the end of 2016 was India. Pushed China into third place and has risen in the ranking up to the second Egypt with an export share of 8.4 percent.
the Greatest demand in 2016 used grains and oilseeds, products of processing industry, in particular vegetable oil with a total value of the exports of domestic agricultural products was 90%.