Ukraine: in January-June, the costs for agricultural production increased

Ukraine: in January-June, the costs for agricultural production increased

Ukraine: in January-June, the costs for agricultural production increased

The FINANCIAL -- In January-June period of 2017, the joint index of costs for production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine increased by 24.1% compared with the same period of 2016, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on August 2.

In particular, the costs for production of plant growing commodities raised by 25.9% compared with January-June of 2016, and animal commodities – up 19.4%, according to APK-Inform.

At the same time, in June 2017 the costs for production of agricultural commodities decreased by 1.4% compared with the previous month.

Also, the cost indices for materials and equipment of industrial origin used in agriculture, grew by 29.4% compared with January-June of 2016.