The food industry in Ukraine significantly increased its sales volumes

In January 2017 the food industry of Ukraine sold products to 31 billion excluding excise duty and VAT. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine, citing the state statistics service.

According to the Ministry, this amount is 24.7% more than in January 2016. Overall, the share of food processing industry in the country was 18%.

At the same time, nearly 28% (equivalent to 8.68 billion UAH) of all products of the food processing industry was sold outside Ukraine.

As previously reported, the implementation of food production in 2016 increased by 13% and amounted to 381 billion.