The United States exported nearly $179 million in agricultural products to Ukraine during the 2013 fiscal year. Top exports included planting seeds, pork and pork products, and dairy products.

The United States may have good prospects for shipping live animals to Ukraine if American and Ukrainian regulators can resolve remaining differences on sanitary and phytosanitary issues.

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After a series import of bans on potatoes, sunflower seeds and soybeans, Russia’s food safety authority, Rosselkhoznadzor introduced a complete ban on all products subject to quarantine control.
Production and exports of cheese in 2014-15 is expected to decrease significantly due to Russia’s import ban.