This report contains updated Marketing Year (MY) 2020/21 and MY2021/22 production, trade, and consumption estimates for Ukraine against those discussed in our Annual grain and feed report (UP2021-0017).
Post projects Ukraine’s walnut production at around 133,000 metric tons (MT) for marketing year (MY) 2021/22 based on favorable weather conditions. Industrial walnut production is gradually gaining ground in Ukraine, driven both by state support and export demand for high-quality product.
On January 1, 2022, Ukraine will implement new Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs) for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl in agricultural and food products at the level of 0.01 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) or milligrams per liter (mg/l) depending on whether the product is solid or liquid.
Ukraine’s chicken meat production and exports are expected to decline in 2021 with a slow rebound in 2022. Slimmer production margins due to increased feed costs led to production contraction by smaller producers and bankruptcy of the second largest Ukrainian poultry manufacturer.