Photo from UNIAN Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in farm produce in January-June 2018 reached US$11.3 billion, which was 3.5% up year-over-year and accounted for 23% of total foreign trade; of the amount, agri-exports totaled US$8.6 billion. This was announced by Ukraine&#39;s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food on its website. The ministry mentioned that last year Ukrainian agrarian exports hit a record amount of almost US$18 billion. This year&#39;s agri-exports will not be lower, the ministry predicted. Cereal crops remain in the lead of agri-exports, their share was 36.8%, while that of vegetable oils was 26.2% and oilseeds 7.5%. Read alsoUkraine exports 3.9 mln tonnes of grain since July 1 Geographically, Asian countries were in the lead, their share was 43.2%, European Union member states ranked second with 30.4%, and the third place was occupied by African countries with 14.6%. As UNIAN reported, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine said Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in January-June 2018 saw a deficit of $653.1 million, which is 13 times more than the deficit for the same period last year in the amount of $48.7 million. Imports of goods and services to Ukraine increased by 13.5%, to $28.469 billion, while exports rose by 11.1%, to $ 27.816 billion.