Agricultural trade turnover between Ukraine, Egypt reaches nearly a billion dollars

Agrarian Policy Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Pavlenko and Agrarian Policy Minister of Egypt Essam Osman Fayed discussed further ways to enhance cooperation in the agriculture field in Berlin on Thursday.

The meeting was held within the framework of the Green Week agricultural fair, an Ukrinform correspondent in Germany reports.

"Ukraine is ready to establish a regular supply of agricultural products to Egypt, primarily of grain, livestock products, oils, confectionery and dairy products," Pavlenko said.

He said that in 11 months of 2015 the trade turnover in agricultural products between the two countries amounted to USD 941.9 million, the Ukraine's exports reached USD 908.2 million while import made up USD 33.8 million.

By Ukrinform