Cost of agricultural products has doubled

In 2015, Ukrainian agricultural enterprises sold agrarian products 2 times more expensive than in 2014 – this conclusion was made in the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. According to the department’s report, the price of products rose by 54% from January to November compared to the same period of 2014.

The message points to a rice in the price of plant products by 69 percent. Thus, the price of cereals rose by more than 63%, the cost of sunflower rose by 100%, and soybean and rapeseed increased in 1.6 and 1.8 times respectively. In general, it was sold 2.8% more crops than last year.

Prices for livestock products also grew – within 11 months they grew by 41%. The price of livestock and poultry has risen by more than 39%, whereas the price of milk and eggs has risen by 20% and 71% respectively.

At the same time, there was a decrease in the sales volume of livestock products by 6% (again, compared to January-November of last year, 2014).

Earlier it was reported that in 2014 (compared to the year before last), average prices for agricultural products increased by more than 21%. According to the reports of the department, the price of crops increased by almost 24%, and livestock by 18.7%.