Ukraine, Germany discuss prospects of agricultural sector cooperation for next year
19.09.2018 21:44 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of yesterday, while speaking within the 15th annual meeting of the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Committee, Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Agricultural Policy and Food for European Integration Olgha Trofimtseva said the Ukraine-Germany 2017 agricultural products’ trade turnover boosted to US$846.9 million, up US$223.9 million against 2016, Ukrinform reports.
«There is a positive dynamics within the trade turnover of agricultural products, which increased by US$223.9 million and amounted to US$846.9 million within 2017,» Trofimtseva noted.
As to the report, she also focused on effective cooperation between the two countries within the framework of bilateral projects that help create a stable basis for the development of foreign trade of the Ukrainian agribusiness.
In turn, Parliamentary Under Secretary to the Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Michael Stübgen noted that the German Government regarded Ukraine as a very powerful agricultural player with great potential on the global market. As to him, presently five projects are implemented with the support of the German Federal Ministry.
It is to be admitted, the German-Ukrainian Agricultural Committee meets annually to assess the effectiveness of bilateral cooperation, in part., the implementation of common projects within the agricultural sector, as well as to discuss new promising areas for further cooperation.