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Volodymyr Andriets
analyst Association of Milk Producers
Association of Milk Producers

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In the first half of the year milk production by industrial enterprises decreased by 0.7%

In the first half of 2020, industrial enterprises produced 0.7% less milk compared to the analyzed period last year.

This was reported by the website MilkUa.info according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

Milk production in January-June in farms of all categories decreased by 3.7% - to 4 million 587.6 thousand tons. Production increased only Ternopil region (209.5 thousand tons; + 3.3%) and Khmelnytsky region  (317.8 thousand tons; + 0.5%) of the region.

Industrial farms produced 1,390.3 thousand tons of milk, which is 0.7% less than in the analyzed period last year.  The most active in increasing production are Ternopil region (+ 16.0%), Cherkasy region (+5%), Volyn region (+5.6%), Vinnytsia region (+2.3%), Dnipropetrovsk region  (+2.4%), Lviv region (+ 0.7%), Khmelnytsky (0.4%) region.

Top production positions are held by enterprises:

  • Poltava region (199.8 thousand tons),
  • Cherkasy region (152.3 thousand tons),
  • Chernihiv region (124.7 thousand tons)

Households produced 3 million 197.3 thousand tons of milk, which is 4.9% less than in the analyzed period of 2019.  The increase was insignificant, mostly in Luhansk oblast (+4.3%) and Khmelnytsky oblast (+ 0.6%).

The data are given without taking into account the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and part of the temporarily occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Source: MILKUA.INFO website