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28 November 2022

Press releases


Freight car deficit may stop grain production development in Ukraine

Freight car deficit for transportation of grain and oil-bearing crops may become the limiting factor for further increase in production of grains and oilseeds in Ukraine. This was stated by the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" (UCAB).



Modern pomiculture in search of new “niches”

UCAB experts claim that a new stage in pomiculture starts in Ukraine – the phase of search of new "niches". More investors calculate the possibility of establishment of walnut, apricot, cherry or peach orchards. That is the deficit of these crops that the market suffers for the last 5 years. The main factors that limit the growing of these crops is low temperature in winter, sudden temperature fluctuations, spring frosts during flowering, lack of heat, high summer temperatures and lack of rainfalls during the vegetation season.



Pasta instead of meat

According to the survey of AgriSurvey Agency of the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" (UCAB), the cost of pork production in Ukraine is one of the highest in the world. The main reasons are the high feed and power costs. At the same time, experts of Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) claim that there exists a global problem of excessive use of resources for the production of meat. In the long term, they predict a decline of the culture of meat consumption in the world.



Production of horticultural saplings increased by 40% over last 5 years

In the last 5 years the tendency of the increase in horticultural saplings production in Ukraine remains at the average annual level of 12-15%.



Ethanol production will create additional domestic demand for 800 thousand tons of corn

Setting the course to the use of mixtures of gasoline with bioethanol can expand the domestic consumption of corn in Ukraine by 800 thousand tons.



Ukraine lost $80 million because of decrease in dairy products exports

As a result of the 1st half of 2012, exports of dairy products from Ukraine, in terms of value, decreased by $78.9 million or by 29% in comparison with the first half of 2011.



Record volumes of milk from farmers to be processed

According to the results of the 1st half of 2012, farmers, for the first time in 6 years have overtaken the households in terms of milk supply for processing. According to the survey of the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" (UCAB) "Major livestock holdings in Ukraine: dynamics of development", such trends indicate major structural changes that will determine the status of the Ukrainian milk market.



Quality and efficiency of logistic resources will determine the fate of agriculture - international expert

The potential for improvement of the efficiency of agriculture is much higher in developing countries than in developed countries. This point of view was expressed by Professor of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in University of Goettingen in Germany Ludwig Theuvsen. He said that Ukraine plays an important role in supplying the world population with food, but at this stage investors are discouraged by unreliability and unpredictability of the domestic conjuncture of the agricultural sector.



Cost of wheat on SWOT reached record levels over last four years

Yesterday on SWOT Chicago Mercantile Exchange the bids on wheat ended with price rises for the September contracts by 4.3% to $8.84 per bushel ($328/t). According to the Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" (UCAB), it is the highest price for wheat over the last 4 years.

  • Baker TILLY
  • Agroresurs
  • Limagrain
  • Zeppelin
  • Amazone
  • Goodvalley
  • LNZ Group
  •  Agricom Group
  • horsch
  • uahk
  • Сygnet
  • Syngenta
  • Agco
  • Agroregion
  • Eridon
  • Monsanto
  • MHP
  • Maisadour
  • DuPont Pioneer
  • Alfabank
  • Agroscop
  • Zelena Dolyna
  • Agrimatco
  • NCH Advisors
  • Continental farmers Group
  • credit agricole
  • claas
  • john deer
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