Government simplifies land registration

According to the World Bank’s ranking of Ease of Doing Business by “Registering ownership,” Ukraine took 97th place thereby moving up by 61 positions. This was achieved primarily through adopting a number of regulations that streamline registration of property rights in general, and registration of land ownership, in particular, the Information-Analytical Bulletin of the Cabinet […]

European integration is invariable priority of foreign economic policy of Ukraine

Ukraine views the Association Agreement with the European Union, first of all as a comprehensive program of large-scale internal reforms in all areas of political, economic and social life of the country, as modernization of the state and also an effective instrument of their implementation in compliance with the European standards, stressed Minister of Economic […]

168 households engaged in organic production in Ukraine

In Ukraine, around 170 households are engaged in organic production, head of the Department of General Agriculture of the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry Anatoly Rodyuk told journalists, ForUm correspondent reports. «As of today, 168 households of different forms of ownership and types of production, covering an area of 270 hectares, are engaged in organic production in Ukraine,» […]

Origin Enterprises agrees €12.7m deal to buy stake in Ukraine firm

Agri-services firm Origin Enterprises has agreed a deal to buy a initial 60pc stake in Ukraine firm Agroscope for €12.7m. Founded in 2002, Agroscope provides a number of services to the agriculture sector including advisory support to arable and root crop growers.  It employs 150 people and services over 1,200 customers.

Ukraine, Poland boost commodity turnover despite crisis – Yanukovych

Ukraine and Poland annually raise bipartite commodity turnover by 3-4% despite the world economic crisis. President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych told journalists about this within the frames of his working visit to Poland, a Ukrinform correspondent reports.

Ukraine Close to $3 Billion China Loan for Irrigation Project

Ukraine is in talks with China to receive a $3 billion loan under government guarantees from the Export-Import Bank of China to resume irrigation of farmland in the south of the former communist Black Sea country.The talks are “in the final stage,” Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk said today in Kiev. The project will begin […]

President: Ukraine will continue to strengthen its position in global agricultural market

“Ukraine will continue to strengthen its position in the international agricultural market,” the Head of State emphasized. «We harvested 58 million tons of grain this year which is a record crop in the years of independence,» Viktor Yanukovych said at the ceremony of opening Svitlovodsk river terminal, President Viktor Yanukovych Press Office.

Export of Ukrainian agricultural products to China increased in 4 times from the beginning of 2013

Ukrainian agricultural exports to China increased in 4 times from the beginning of the year. By the end of the year it will grow even more through the export of corn. In addition, next year, Ukraine plans to start exporting to China soybean and barley, and in the future wheat and canola.

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.