Ukraine boosts production of meat, eggs in Jan

Meat output grew by 4.5%.

REUTERS

REUTERS

Meat production in Ukraine in January 2020 totaled 322,700 tonnes (in live weight).

This was 4.5% more than in the first month of last year, Ukraine's State Statistics Service said.

Read alsoUkraine updates agri-exports record in 2019, supplies products worth US$22.4 bln

Egg production in the country in January 2020 grew by 7.4%, to 1.216 billion eggs, while milk output fell by 2.5%, to 545,200 tonnes.

The recent report does not include data from Russia-occupied districts in Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, as well as Crimea.

REUTERS

REUTERS

As UNIAN reported, according to the State Statistics Service, Ukraine in 2019 boosted meat production by 4.8%, to 3.47 million tonnes (in live weight), that of eggs by 3.4% to 16.6 billion eggs, while milk output decreased by 3.7%, to 9.68 million tonnes.

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