REUTERS

Ukraine has entered the TOP3 largest countries exporting agricultural products to the European Union.

"The most important origins for EU agri-food imports over the past 12 months (EUR billion) were the USA (12.5), Brazil (11.7), followed by Ukraine (6.7) and China (6.0)," according to the report of the European Commission titled "Monitoring EU Agri-Food Trade: Development until July 2019."

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It is noted on a year-on-year basis, the value of agri-food imports (in EUR billion, % change) continued to grow impressively from Ukraine (+1.7, +34%) and the USA (+1.5, +14%).

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine increased the export of agricultural products to the EU by 8.7% to US$6.3 billion in 2018.