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

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

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

The FINANCIAL -- In January-July period of 2017, the joint index of costs for production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine increased by 23.2% compared with the same period of 2016, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on August 30.

In particular, the costs for production of plant growing commodities raised by 24.8% compared with January-July of 2016, and animal commodities – up 18.9%.

According to the statistics figures, in July 2017 the costs for production of agricultural commodities increased by 1.5% compared with the previous month.

Also, the cost indices for materials and equipment of industrial origin used in agriculture, grew by 28% compared with January-July of 2016, according to APK-Inform.