Ukraine. Boom of tomato exports in 2016


A very satisfactory outcome for the tomato exports, which generated a turnover of 17.2 million USD in 2016, far more than twice the 2015 turnover (6.8 million USD) according to Ukrainian tax services.
The majority of these exports, more than 94%, were directed to Belarus and Poland. Belarus bought 79.4% (13.6 million USD) and Poland 14.8% (2.5 million USD).
Last year Ukraine imported tomatoes, from Turkey (88.1% of total tomato imports) for 26 million USD and from Spain (1.9 million USD).


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