Ukraine this year has exported more than 152 tonnes of chilled fish

Украина в этом году экспортировала более 152 тонн охлажденной рыбы

For the first nine months of 2019, Ukraine exported more than 152 tons of fresh chilled fish to 372 thousand dollars. About it reports “Glavpost” with reference to the press service of the Gosrybagentstvo.

“According to the State statistics service of Ukraine, in the period from January to September 2019, our government supplied to foreign markets 152,7 tons of fresh (chilled) fish 372,3 thousand dollars. This result is in money terms 41% more than in the same period last year”, – stated in the message.

It is indicated that 96% of all Ukrainian exports of fresh or chilled fish in monetary terms fell on the countries of Asia – more than 359 thousand dollars. The largest buyers of this product item were Iraq (109,5 tons for 185,1 thousand dollars) and Turkey (40.7 tons for 172,6 thousand dollars).

It is noted that in the context of commodity items for the first nine months of 2019 just exported: carp 109 tons 186 thousand dollars, Kalkan – 40 tons 170,5 thousand dollars, separovich or bream – 1.3 tons to 7.4 thousand dollars.

Also Derzhrybagenstvo added that for 10 months, Ukraine has produced 2814 tons of fresh (chilled) fish fillets and other fish meat, which is 31,1% more than in the same period last year.

Recall, for the three months 2019 Ukraine exported frozen fish for 320 thousand Dollars.