Ukraine becomes third biggest agricultural exporter to EU

Kharkiv region Ukraine - July 29 2016: Combine harvests wheat on a field in Kharkiv region Ukraine on July 29 2016

Ukraine has emerged as one of the top three countries exporting agricultural products to the European Union.

Between May 2018 and April 2019 Ukraine accounted for 6.3 per cent of the EU’s agriculture imports, overtaking China. Ukraine now lies behind only the US and Brazil.

Agriculture exports from Ukraine grew by 14.2 per cent (800 million euros) during the 12 months to April 2019, reaching close to 6.3 billion euros.