February 19, 2013
Ukrainian agricultural workers sold 117,300 tonnes of cattle and poultry in live weight in January 2013, which is 4.3% less against the sale volume in January 2012.
The State Statistics Service informs about this.
According to a statement, last month, the sale volumes of cattle made up 14,400 tonnes, which is 19.6% up against the same results of January 2012. Selling of pigs grew by 8.6% in January 2013 against the same month of the previous year and made up 31,000 tonnes. At the same time, the sale volume of poultry in January 2013 reduced by 12.6% against January 2012 and made up 71,300 tonnes.
In addition, the State Statistics Service informed that over a reporting period, 164,000 tonnes of milk were sold, which is 2.9% up against January 2012. The sale volume of eggs over the mentioned period made up 978 million, having exceeded the January results of the previous year by 10.4%.
As reported, in January-November 2012, Ukrainian agrarian workers sold 1.6 million tonnes of cattle and poultry, which is 2.3% up against the sale volume over the same period of 2011. Milk sale was 2.2 million tonnes over the designated period (14.5% up against January-November 2011), eggs - 10 million (2% up).