In 2016/17 MY, Ukraine doubled the exports of peas

In 2016/17 MY, Ukraine doubled the exports of peas

In 2016/17 MY, Ukraine doubled the exports of peas

The FINANCIAL -- According to the official statistics figures, during eight months of the season-2016/17 (July-February) Ukraine exported 308.7 thsd tonnes of peas, an increase of 1.8 times and 2.2 times compared with the same period in 2015/16 and 2014/15 MYs - 169 thsd tonnes and 140 thsd tonnes, respectively.

In the current season, India became the main country-importer of peas from Ukraine - 40% of the general supplies, as well as Pakistan - 17%, and Turkey - 9%, according to APK-Inform.

According to preliminary figures of the State Statistics Service, in 2016 Ukraine harvested 745.6 thsd tonnes of peas, up 2 times compared with the previous year (377.9 thsd tonnes).