In 2018, the Ukraine took 3rd place for harvest of nuts
05:13 Today the Telegraph the Economic truth Photo: pixabay Business news: Ukraine entered the top three world leaders in the crop of nuts.
Ukraine harvested in 2018 120 thousand tons of walnut, which is the third result in the world after China and the United States.
This is evidenced by the “Ukrainian agrarian Confederation”, reports “Mirror of week”.
Most Ukrainian nuts purchased in the EU and the middle East.
In 2018, the area of walnut gardens increased by 3% to 18.9 thousand hectares. But while farming on an industrial scale in Ukraine gives only 14% of the harvest, but the lion’s share is provided by private sector.
The purchase price compared with last year fell by a third. Pounds of walnuts in the capital market can be bought for 130 USD.
“However, due to the trade wars of the United States and China, export restrictions, walnuts from China flooded the European market . Competition with cheap imports is Kazakhstan and Moldova”, – reported in the var.
“Therefore, the international purchase prices fell to per kilogram. However, according to experts, the new year the cost of this product traditionally will start to grow,” – said in the Confederation.
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