U.S. Trade with Ukraine in 2021

Export Market Rank
#53 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$191.94 Million
3-Year Average
$187.17 Million
Compound Average Growth
-1.3% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Ukraine is one of the world’s top agricultural producers and exporters and plays a critical role in supplying oilseeds and grains to the global market. More than 55 percent of the country is arable land and agriculture provides employment for 14 percent of Ukraine’s population.

Agricultural products are Ukraine’s most important exports. In 2021 they totaled $27.8 billion, accounting for 41 percent of the country’s $68 billion in overall exports.

Ukraine Agricultural Production and Trade (July 2022)

Top 10 Exports to Ukraine in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Fish and Seafood $95.94 Million 39,280 $72.36 Million 22%
Tree Nuts $23.92 Million 4,132 $9.82 Million 206%
Planting Seeds $23.81 Million 4,390 $33.03 Million -1%
Food Preparations $15.69 Million 749 $12.78 Million 160%
Tobacco $5.36 Million 814 $9.34 Million -54%
Nursery Products & Cut Flowers $3.05 Million --- $723,414 1732%
Other Intermediate Products $2.9 Million 67 $1.6 Million 99%
Dextrins, Peptones, & Proteins $2.5 Million 242 $1.85 Million 42%
Beef & Beef Products $2.36 Million 217 $1.03 Million 59%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $2.35 Million 492 $963,911 2351%

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Data and Analysis

The biotechnology regulatory system in Ukraine is still not fully developed, but the country is gradually adjusting its domestic policies to align with the European Union’s regulations. Agricultural biotechnology is a disputed item in Ukraine. Currently, no GE events are officially approved for agricultural and food production.
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FAS is offering a grant opportunity to provide technical assistance to Ukrainian agricultural producers, focusing on the detection and mitigation of animal diseases and prevention of their introduction into the food supply.
Ukraine is one of the world's top agricultural producers and exporters and plays a critical role in supplying grains and oilseeds to the global market.
June 17, 2022
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