Milkiland acquires cheese factory in Poland

Milkiland, a dairy group with assets in Ukraine and Russia, has acquired Mazowiecka Spoldzielnia Mleczarska ‘Ostrowia’, a cheese factory in Ostrow Mazowiecka of Masovian Voivodeship, Poland.

Ukrainian government to promote investment in agroindustrial complex

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is preparing some legislative initiatives aimed at creating tax preferences and incentives for agricultural enterprises that invest in the creation of high-tech production and high-paying jobs, the press service of the Secretariat of the cabinet said on Thursday.

Cabinet proposes exempting from profit tax until 2018 companies realizing investment projects

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has proposed to exempt companies implementing investment projects in priority economic sectors from obligatory profit tax until 2018.

British businessmen note improving the investment climate in Ukraine

British businessmen note improving the investment climate in Ukraine. This was stated by a member of the Parliament of Great Britain, Jack Straw during a working lunch with Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov in London.

Regulatory pecuniary evaluation of each hectare of arable land overestimated by 6500 UAH

Increased by 75,6%, the regulatory pecuniary evaluation of agricultural land that was conducted according to the resolution №1185 adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, is based on the miscalculation. During the recalculation of the regulatory pecuniary evaluation of arable land on the basis of the methodology, developed in 1995, each hectare of land was overestimated by 6500 UAH.

EBRD decides to lend $60 million to Germany’s Toepfer for operations in Ukraine

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has decided to provide a working capital revolving facility of up to $50 million, and a long-term facility of up to $10 million, to Germany’s Toepfer Group for operations in Ukraine, according to the EBRD’s representative office in Ukraine.

Ukraine, EU finally initial agreement on free trade area

Ukraine and the EU have finally completed the technical process of finalizing the text of the section of the association agreement, which concerns the creation of a deep and comprehensive free trade area. The final initialling of the text took place in Brussels on Thursday.

Future 10-20 years will be favorable for grain production in Ukraine

Expected weather conditions will be rather favorable for grain production in Ukraine over future 10-20 years.

This opinion was expressed by head of the agrometeorological department of the Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center of Ukraine Tetiana Adamenko, AgroNews informs citing Ukrainsky Tyzhden.

55 insured events on concluded agreements fixed in Ukraine

By now, 55 insured accidents were fixed in Ukraine on the agreements, concluded by insurance companies with agrarian producers on voluntary complex insurance of the future yield. The largest number of the designated cases was noted in Zaporizhzhia (9) and Mykolaiv (8) regions, as well as in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (7).

During 6 months, Ukraine increased output of agricultural products by 7.4% – State Statistics Service

In January-June of 2012, the general production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine increased by 7.4% compared to the same period of 2011, including agricultural enterprises – up 11.8%, and households of the population – up 4.4%, declared the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.