Ukraine sees 2% decline in milk production in Jan-Sept, meat output grows by 0.3%, eggs production by 3.1%
The production of milk in Ukraine (excluding the temporarily occupied Crimea and Sevastopol, part of Donbas) in January-September 2018 declined by 2% compared to the same period in 2017, to 7.908 million tonnes.
At the same time, egg production in the first nine months grew by 3.1% compared to the same period in 2017, to 12.484 billion eggs, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine said.
Production of meat (in live weight) in January-September 2018 grew by 0.3%, to 2.276 million tonnes.
According to earlier statistics reports, milk production in Ukraine in 2017 decreased by 0.5% from 2016, to 10.329 million tonnes, meat (in live weight) by 0.4%, to 3.259 million tonnes. Production of eggs in 2017 rose by 3.2%, to 15.578 billion eggs.