As of August 10, 5,206 agreements were registered in the Ukrainian agricultural land market. The total area of sold land plots exceeded 10,000 hectares.
"The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reports that 5,206 agreements have been concluded within the land market so far. A total of 4,532 notaries have applied for access to the State Land Cadastre. A total of 5,082 applications have been filed, of which 4,473 were approved, 17 are pending consideration, 592 – were rejected," the press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food informs.
For the period from July 1 to August 9 this year, transactions for 10,161 hectares of land were registered in Ukraine. Most land plots were sold in Poltava region (1,276,4 hectares) and Kharkiv region (1,171,8 hectares).
As reported, on July 1, 2021, the land market was officially launched in Ukraine. Until 2024, only natural persons and citizens of Ukraine will be able to buy agricultural land with a limit of 100 hectares. The land market law prohibits foreigners from buying land. The issue of selling land to stateless persons and foreigners will be decided on a national referendum.