At the end of 2017, Ukrainian farmers delivered 17,6 thousand tons of potatoes to foreign markets. This is 3,5 times more than in 2016. According to the published data of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine, in monetary terms, the total amount of export of these root crops reached $ 3,44 million per year.
The largest buyers of Ukrainian potatoes were Belarus (10,5 thousand tons for $ 2,6 million), Moldova (4 thousand tons for $ 0,5 million) and Azerbaijan (2,5 thousand tons for $ 242 thousand).
At the same time, the Netherlands (1,4 thousand tons for $ 859 thousand) and Egypt (0,5 thousand tons for $ 207 thousand) became the largest importers to Ukraine itself. In total, in 2017, these root crops imported 3,8 thousand tons for $ 2,05 million.
A source: http://www.rzd-partner.ru