Lebanon planning to boost vegetable and fruit exports to Ukraine

Ukraine and Lebanon will strengthen cooperation in the agrarian sphere. In particular, the matter concerns boosting in supply of Lebanese vegetable and fruit products.

Ukraine will considerably boost grain yield thanks to modern technologies – Prime Minister

Ukraine intends to considerably boost the grain yield at the expense of introducing up-to-date technologies in the agroindustrial complex.

Ukraine exports to Lebanon agricultural products worth $132 millions

For the first 9 months of 2012, the trade turnover of agricultural products between Ukraine and Lebanon has reached 134.1 million dollars, deputy agrarian policy and food minister of Ukraine Oleksandr Sen said during the meeting with the agriculture minister of the Republic of Lebanon Hussein Haj Hassan on November 29, the Agrarian Policy Ministry […]

Compulsory registration of exchange contracts on grain exports has been cancelled

On the Government Portal was published Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Regulation dated October 31, 2012 № 1079 “On Amendments and ceasing to be void of some resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on registration of contracts.”

Korea to increase investments in Ukraine’s agriculture

The Republic of Korea will increase investment in the agricultural sector of Ukraine. The statement has been made on November 28 at the meeting of the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry of Ukraine delegation headed by the first deputy minister Ivan Bisyuk with the delegation of the Republic of Korea, the Agrarian Policy Ministry press […]

Parliament prolongs ban on sale of farmland until Jan. 1, 2016

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine failed to extend a moratorium on purchase or sale of farmland at its meeting on Tuesday. Only 184 of the 345 MPs registered for voting supported the bill proposing the moratorium on buying or sale of farmland should be valid until the law on the trade in farmland comes into […]

Azarov says there will be no ban on export

Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has confirmed Ukraine does not intend to limit grain exports in any way, contrary to recent statements by Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysiazhniuk. “Have I ever said anywhere that we would introduce a ban on the export of grain?” he said on Nov.13.

Expert: Ukrainian farm companies raised almost $1.5bln in investment in two years

Ukrainian agricultural companies have attracted investments totaling nearly USD 1.5 billion, the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club (UAC) reported. “Global demand for food in the medium term will continue to grow, driven by an increase in population and, consequently, the per capita consumption in Asia. The areas of lands suitable for agricultural production have been reducing annually, […]

Ukraine to introduce EU phytosanitary standards

Ukraine needs to implement the EU phytosanitary standards for free sale of agricultural products in Europe. This will be developed by the Twinning project, which should bring the Ukrainian legislation to the mentioned standards, ForUm says referring to the press service of the State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service report.

Ukraine, Cyprus agree on new terms for avoidance of double taxation

Ukraine and Cyprus have reviewed the terms of an agreement on the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of income tax evasion, which Kyiv inherited from the Soviet Union.