In Ukraine, a record dropped the price of new potatoes

В Украине рекордно снизилась цена на молодой картофель

The price fell to the lowest level in three years.

Ukrainian markets are inundated young potato domestic production. As a result, prices for early vegetables in late may, fell to a record low over the past three years, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

Moreover, the offer from the Ukrainian farmers continued to increase in all regions of the country.

The cost of domestic young potatoes varies now in the range of 9-17 UAH per kilo, depending on size. It is at least 30% lower than the same period last year and 15% less than at the end of may 2017.

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Imported potatoes in Ukraine is still imported from France and Azerbaijan. Offer it at a price from 10 to 20 UAH per kilo. However, in the second half of may this year, the demand is almost completely shifted towards domestic production, so the import volume reduced.

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