Lending to farmers grows by 1.5 billion UAH

From the beginning of 2013, domestic farmers were issued 7.3 billion hryvnia of loans, which is 1.2 times more than last year. Farmers sent these funds to spring sowing and harvesting campaigns, agricultural policy and food minister of Ukraine Mykola Prysiazhniuk said.

EBRD invested EUR 50 Ml in MK Group agri holding with assets in Ukraine

By investing EUR 50 Ml, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) became a co-owner of MK Group (Agri Europe holding), which operates in Ukraine via its daughter company Agro Invest Ukraine, the holding’s press service reports.

Ukraine could become world’s second largest grain exporter – UGA

This marketing year (July 2013 – June 2014) Ukraine could export a record amount of grain that will allow it to become the second or third largest exporter of grain in the world, President of the Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA) Volodymyr Klymenko announced this at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday.

Ukraine grows more vegetables than it can consume

Much more fruits and vegetables are grown in Ukrainian regions than the public of these regions can consume. Therefore, much of the harvest should be sold outside these regions, and it is necessary to build a network of modern vegetable stores.Director of the Association of Wholesale Markets for Agricultural Products Anatoliy Rozgon said this during […]

Ban for sale of farm lands to foreigners is logic step – expert

Establishment of restrictions for foreigners to purchase farm lands in Ukraine is an absolutely logic step of our legislator. Main legal adviser of the USAID Project Agroinvest Pavlo Kulinich expressed this opinion, commenting on the draft law “On Agricultural Land Turnover” in the context of the future associated membership in the EU, the Ukrainian Education […]

Export of Ukrainian vegetables increases by 53% for five months

Export of national vegetables over five months of the current year grew by 53%. In total, over this time, Ukraine sent 134,000 tons of vitamin products to foreign markets. In addition to high yields, this index is promoted by construction of hot house complexes and modern vegetable storage facilities, director of the department for economic […]

MHP concluded the deal on acquisition of Russian holding

According to the official statement released by Ukrainian holding, MHP completed acquisition of Russian Voroneg Agro Holding. MHP acquired 100% of the stock of Russian grain company. Company has not given official comment regarding the acquisition value, however several sources stated that the deal was worth USD 100 million.