News from Ukraine

21-08-2014 03:39 AM
Wheat prices skyrocket after Ukraine's attack on Russia
An attack by Ukrainian troops on a Russian armoured column has sent wheat futures for September soaring 3.5% to $5.56 ¼ a bushel in Chicago at one poi...
19-05-2014 07:32 AM
Ukraine turmoil threatens farmers and global markets
It is no longer the weather that most concerns Leonid Gensitsky. Like many of his fellow farmers in Ukraine, the biggest threat to his crops these day...
14-05-2014 02:50 AM
Ukrainian farmers worried about port access
A former Victorian farmer, who manages a property in Ukraine, says grain growers in the country are worried about access to ports as conflict with Rus...
09-05-2014 02:19 AM
Wheat glut eases risks from Ukraine fight to US drought
The world’s farmers are growing more wheat than ever, signaling to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley that the biggest price rally to start t...
28-03-2014 02:16 AM
Wheat prices rise on Crimea and Ukraine worries
Fears of political instability in Crimea and Ukraine have helped push up wheat prices since February. Ukraine accounts for some 6% of the of the wo...
27-03-2014 01:41 AM
Ukraine's next casualties could be its farmers
After taking part in protests that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych in February, some Ukrainian farmers rushed back to their land to prepare for sp...
20-03-2014 04:59 AM
Amid Ukraine muddle, global prices for wheat surge
Russia's standoff with the West over Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by the US seem to have come as a boon for Indian wheat traders. Global wheat ...
06-03-2014 01:17 AM
Events in Ukraine impact U.S. farmers
The U.S. Grains Council today addressed the ever-changing political situation in Ukraine, outlining both short- and long-term realities of grain trade...
04-03-2014 03:41 AM
Ukraine crisis sends wheat and corn prices soaring
Wheat and corn prices have risen sharply in response to the crisis in Ukraine, which is one of the world's biggest exporters of both crops. The pri...
13-11-2013 02:52 AM
Work continues on Europe's largest poultry farm
Work was continuing on the Vinnitsa poultry project as MHP, one of the leading agro-industrial companies in Ukraine, is looking to build the largest p...
15-10-2013 03:54 AM
Ukraine exports agricultural products worth 10 billion USD
Over the first eight months of this year, Ukraine has exported agricultural products worth some 10 billion USD, some 25% of total exports. The acti...
03-02-2013 09:13 AM
N.C. chicken farmers suing Ukrainian billionaire
When a young Ukrainian billionaire acquired the North Carolina operations of chicken processor Townsends out of bankruptcy in early 2011, the deal see...
21-12-2012 09:38 AM
Ministry to spend half of China's $3bn loan on irrigation
Ukraine's Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry plans to spend $1.5 billion of the Export-Import Bank of China's $3 billion loan on irrigation projects. ...
06-11-2012 08:07 AM
US applauds Ukraine restraint on wheat ban
The U.S. Monday commended Ukraine for showing restraint over its wheat export ban, after the Black Sea nation backtracked on plans to become the first...
06-09-2012 08:47 AM
Ukraine agree on export limits
Ukraine's Agriculture ministry and grain traders' unions have agreed on 2012/13 maximum export volumes at 19.4 million tonnes of grains, traders said ...
20-07-2012 10:02 AM
China, Ukraine to boost agricultural trade
China and Ukraine are in talks about deepening trade links, particularly in the food and agriculture sector. Top government officials from both cou...
24-04-2012 17:57 PM
Ukraine, Kazakhstan wheat crops falling
Ukraine’s wheat harvest may slide 37 percent and Kazakhstan’s production could fall 36 percent this year after the crops were harmed by fr...
08-12-2011 09:23 AM
Poland to help Ukraine embrace EU standards
The agriculture ministries of Ukraine and Poland on December 7, 2011, signed a memorandum of cooperation in adapting the Ukrainian agricultural sector...
01-11-2011 09:16 AM
Ukraine winter wheat planting drops
Ukraine’s winter wheat plantings declined by 2.2 percent to 6.32 million hectares (15.6 million acres) as of today, the country’s Agricult...
20-10-2011 09:44 AM
Ukraine Agmin sees higher grain crop
Ukraine is likely to harvest about 53 million tonnes of grain in 2011 compared to 39.2 million in 2010 and the previous 2011 outlook of 51-52 million ...
05-10-2011 10:23 AM
Morgan bet farm in Ukraine before bailout
Iowa native Justin Bruch marveled at the opportunity when Morgan Stanley (MS) called in late 2007 to recruit him for an unusual assignment.
28-09-2011 09:10 AM
China ready to invest $10bn in Ukraine
China is ready to invest USD 10 billion in the development of Ukraine’s agriculture if the sides agree on specific projects...
20-09-2011 09:29 AM
Ukraine agri chief vists China to discuss investment
Ukrainian Agriculture Minister Mykola Prysyazhnyuk is visiting China this week to discuss investment in the eastern European country’s agricultu...
11-08-2011 09:25 AM
Ukrainian grain harvest reaches 32.8m
Ukrainian farmers reaped 32.8 million metric tons of grain as of yesterday, almost completing harvesting of so-called early cereals, Agriculture Minis...
04-08-2011 09:01 AM
Ukraine to deliver 500k tons of sugar to Russia
The Russian Federation says it is planning to gradually increase to 500 thousand tons the sugar export quota, which Ukraine has not yet received at al...
02-08-2011 09:02 AM
Agricultural production costs 19.5% up in H1
The cumulative index of costs on agricultural production in Ukraine in January-June 2011, compared with the like period of 2010, amounted to 119.5%, t...
16-07-2011 08:57 AM
Russia import ban will not effect Ukraine
Ukrainian poultry meat producers will not incur substantial losses from an introduced ban for import of animal products to the Customs Union member co...
29-04-2011 10:07 AM
Possible grain export curbs for Ukraine
Ukraine will give grain traders two months’ advance notice if threats to "food security" make export bans possible, Agriculture Minister Mykola ...
02-02-2011 08:57 AM
MHP boosts poultry meat sales in 2010
Ukraine’s biggest poultry meat producer, London-listed MHP, boosted sales of its poultry product by 21 percent to 331,400 tonnes in 2010, the co...
18-01-2011 09:28 AM
Ukraine’s Grain Harvest Fell 15%
Ukraine’s grain harvest fell 15 percent to 39.2 million metric tons in 2010, the State Statistics Office said.
05-01-2011 11:07 AM
Ukrainian Winter Grains Are in ‘Super’ Condition
Ukrainian winter grains are in "super" condition, according to the national Hydrometeorology Center.
04-01-2011 10:31 AM
93.6% of winter crops in Ukraine in good condition
Winter grain crops covering an area of 4.52 million hectares in Ukraine, or 56% of the crop area...
02-12-2010 18:45 PM
Parliament extended the special taxation regime for agriculture till 2017
Within the framework of adopting amendments to the new Tax Code, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine extended the special taxation regime for t...