Ukraine

Organic products thanks to fertile soil

The Ukraine is among the world’s largest agricultural producers with over 70 percent of its area used for agriculture. 56 percent of the land consists of black-earth soil, the richest and most fertile soil on earth. This nutrient-laden base together with the favourable conditions are the best prerequisites for organic farming - and indeed the range of organic products in the Ukraine is increasing year on year.

This enables Ukrainian producers to offer the market a wide variety of natural products in organic quality for the food industry. The range of dried and frozen berries is especially impressive, but there are also other organically produced goods with high export quality, including sustainably harvested walnuts, dried wild herbs and various types of high-grade honey.
Additionally, Ukrainian farmers offer an extensive range of products in the fruits and vegetables sector. The export of fresh berries in particular is now 17 times what it was four years ago (FAO).

In the long-term, the expansion of organic agriculture will contribute to sustainable economic development and enable the Ukraine to increase exports to the EU. Reduced trade barriers form the basis for this: the DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement) with the EU has been in place since 2016 and from 2017 the EU also granted the Ukraine extended zero tariff quotas on several agricultural products.

The IPD currently identifies reliable suppliers for high-quality products from the Ukraine.

OUR PRODUCT GROUPS FROM THE UKRAINE

Natural ingredients for food

  • Frozen & dried berries like blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, elderberries
  • Walnuts
  • Honey
  • Dried wild herbs (in organic quality)
  • Birch juice from wild collection (in organic quality)
  • Raw and processed grain, e.g. spelt, buckwheat, sweet pea, rye

Fresh fruit and vegetables:

  • Raspberries and blueberries (in organic quality)
  • Pears, apples
  • Melons
  • Garlic
  • Pumpkin

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BULLETIN BOARD "UKRAINE"

Events

Trade fair in Paris // 03.12. - 05.12.2019
 
Trade fair in Paris // 03.12. - 05.12.2019

Food Ingredients Europe 2019

Benefit from FiE to make new business contacts.
Meet reliable suppliers.
Find out about innovative ingredients. 

At Europe's most important trade fair for natural ingredients, IPD will once again be presenting specialities from selected countries, including Côte d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Pakistan and Kosovo.

Our exporters will bring a wide range of high-quality products to the trade fair. We will provide you with direct contact to these carefully selected suppliers.
The exporters from our partner countries have been evaluated carefully by us. Criteria such as product quality, export capability and capacity as well as compliance with international standards and certifications have been considered.

We connect you with reliable suppliers.
Take advantage of the FiE fair for individual meetings.
Detailed information on the exporters and their products you find here.

For arranging an appoitment or further informationen please contact:

Kathrin Seelige

www.figlobal.com

Trade fair in Hannover // 10.01. - 13.01.2020
 
Trade fair in Hannover // 10.01. - 13.01.2020

Domotex 2020

High wood quality from sustainable forestry
Establish contacts with reliable suppliers


This year's Domotex Hannover will once again be all about wood, with 1,400 exhibitors from over 60 countries taking part. The export promotion agency PromPeru, partner of the IPD, will again take part in the world's largest trade fair for floor coverings.

Promising suppliers from Peru will present a variety of new types of wood that are not yet available on the German market. Particular attention will be paid to parquet flooring and decking boards.
The IPD will be happy to connect you with these reliable suppliers directly at the fair.

For any question beforehand please contact:

Frank Maul

www.domotex.de

Trade fair in Berlin/Germany // 05.02. - 07.02.2020
 
Trade fair in Berlin/Germany // 05.02. - 07.02.2020

Fruit Logistica 2020

Fresh herbs, high-quality fruits and vegetables from new markets
Establish contacts to reliable producers

At the Fruit Logistica 2020 - the trade fair for fruit and vegetables in Berlin - the IPD will once again be mediating carefully selected and reliable suppliers from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Peru, Ghana, Ukraine and Côte d`Ivoire to the European trade.
The companies will be presenting a wide range of products, for example:  

  • Physalis, mangos, pomegranates, chillies
  • Avocados, physalis, strawberries, grapes
  • Baby corn, chickpeas, sugar snap peas, pumpkins, onions, etc.

All exporters have been thoroughly evaluated by IPD. Criteria such as product quality, export capability and capacity as well as compliance with international standards and certifications have been considered. The exporters are familiar with the requirements of the EU market and prepared for the export.

Detailed information on the exporters and their products you will find here in January 2020.

For further informtion please contact:

Daniel Oppermann

www.fruitlogistica.de

Trade fair in Hannover // 10.01. - 13.01.2020
 
Trade fair in Hannover // 10.01. - 13.01.2020

Domotex 2020

High wood quality from sustainable forestry
Establish contacts with reliable suppliers


This year's Domotex Hannover will once again be all about wood, with 1,400 exhibitors from over 60 countries taking part. The export promotion agency PromPeru, partner of the IPD, will again take part in the world's largest trade fair for floor coverings.

Promising suppliers from Peru will present a variety of new types of wood that are not yet available on the German market. Particular attention will be paid to parquet flooring and decking boards.

All exporters presented are carefully prepared by IPD. Thus ensuring they are equipped with the required certificates for the European market and are familiar with the demands of the German wood sector.

Are you a timber supplier based in one of our partner countries? And would you like to exhibit your products at Domotex? To enter the selection process, please contact us.

Frank Maul

www.domotex.de

Trade fair in Nuremberg // 12.02. - 15.02.2020
 
Trade fair in Nuremberg // 12.02. - 15.02.2020

Biofach 2020

World Fair for Organic Food

Exotic herbs, spices and oils from developing and emerging countries
Meet reliable organic producers

Organic products are enjoying more and more demand. The market is growing. There is a lot of potential in developing and emerging countries. But which products are of high quality? Which suppliers are reliable?

IPD supports you in your sourcing.

At Biofach we will be presenting over 30 carefully selected suppliers from Egypt, Ethiopia, Ecuador, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and the Ukraine.
The companies will showcase their diverse range of organic products at the joint stand of IPD and “Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ) and the country pavilions.

Find out more about herbs, spices and teas, pastes, essential and cold-pressed oils, cane and co-conut sugar as well as fruit and vegetable specialities from the new markets.

All exporters are equipped with the necessary certificates and are familiar with the requirements of European trade.

We will provide you with initial contacts to reliable suppliers directly at the trade fair.
Visit us in Hall 3A/3A - 220!

Detailed information on IPD exporters and their products will be available from January.For further questions or to make an appointment, please contact us:

 Angie Martinez

 www.biofach.de

News

 
Paris/Bonn 12.11.2019

Food Ingredients Europe 2019: natural ingredients from Sri Lanka and Ecuador

Import Promotion Desk brings natural ingredients from developing and emerging countries to this year´s Food Ingredients Europe (FIE)

Bonn/Berlin, 12.11.2019 – High-quality extracts and exceptional vegetable and fruit pow-ders will be presented by exhibitors from Sri Lanka and Ecuador at this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FIE), the international trade fair for food ingredients, which takes place from 3 to 5 December in Paris. Due to the high quality of the raw materials and the gentle manufacturing processes, the products retain their high content of nutrients and active components. The Import Promotion Desk (IPD) supports producers from Sir Lanka, Ecuador and other partner countries in presenting their great product diversity and special product quality to international buyers.

Bonn/ Nuremberg // 22.01.2019
 
Bonn/ Nuremberg // 22.01.2019

BIOFACH 2019: Exotic herbs, spices and oils

Import Promotion Desk supports organic producers from developing and emerging countries

Bonn/Berlin, 22.01.2019 – Coriander and Sesame oil from Egypt, cinnamon and coconut oil from Indonesia, ginger and Jatamansi oil from Nepal – the Import Promotion Desk (IPD) brings a wide range of exotic herbs, spices and oils to BIOFACH 2019. Around 40 companies from 12 countries will showcase their diverse range of organic products at the world´s largest trade fair for organic food with the support of the German partner of im-port promotion, which takes place from 13 to 16 February in Nuremberg. The products include herbs, spices and teas, essential and cold-pressed oils. In addition, the exporters will be presenting the regional specialties in organic quality at the joint stand shared by the IPD with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) (Stand 4 | 4-561) and at the respective national pavilions.

 
Berlin // 21.01.2019

Fruit Logistica 2019: Diversity of berries from Ethiopia

The Import Promotion Desk brings exporters from seven developing and emerging countries to the international trade fair for fruit and vegetables.

Bonn/Berlin, 21.01.2019 – Strawberries and blueberries are highlights at the country stand of Ethiopia (Stand 26 | F‐28) at this year's Fruit Logistica, which takes place from 6 to 8 February 2019 in Berlin. The exhibitors from Ethiopia bring a wide range of berries to the fair, including San Andreas, Sweet Ann and Montery Strawberries. Due to the climate conditions, berries in Ethiopia can be cultivated in Ethiopia all year round in high quality. Other products such as beans, physalis, prickly pears and sugar snap are also exhibited by the companies from the African hinterland at the Ethiopian Horticulture Producers Exporters Association (EHPEA) stand, organized with the support of the Import Promotion Desk (IPD). The German partner for import promotion also presents exporters from Egypt, Ecuador, Colombia, Mozambique, Peru and Tunisia and a wide range of regional products.

 
Bonn // 25.07.2018

IPD intensifies activities for sustainable economic development

German import promotion initiative is now active in 13 countries and 5 sectors

Bonn/Berlin, 25.07.2018 – Since 2012, the Import Promotion Desk (IPD) has assisted small-to-medium-sized enterprises in selected developing and emerging counties to ac-cess the European market. In its third project phase, the IPD expands activities to 13 partner countries and five sectors. The IPD supports export companies on the so-called "last mile"– it accompanies producers to the European market, arranges contacts with importers, thereby closing a strategic gap at the interface of development cooperation and foreign trade.

Facts & Figures

Basic Data

Official Name: Ukraine (Ukrajina)
Government  type:Republic
Head of state: Petro Poroschenko (President, 07.06.2014)
Commercial languages: Ukranian, Russian, English
Time difference: CET +1 March-October: CET +2
Currency: Hrywnja (UAH) 1 Hrywnja = 100 Kopijok
Prefix number:+380
Area:603.550  km²
Population:45,6 million (according to Federal Foreign Office)
Capital:Kiew
Largest cities and agglomerations: Kiew (2,9 million), Charkiw (1,5 million), Dnipro (987 thousand), Donezk (954 thousand)
Most important exhibition centres:Kiew, Lviv
Largest airports: Kiew-Boryspil, Odessa, Dnipro
Ports: Odessa, Tschornomorsk, Mykolaji, Cherson
 

Economic Data

GDP2017: 109,3 billion US$
2018: 119,1 billion US$ (forecast)
2019: 126,7 billion US$ (forecast)
GDP per capita2017: 68.711 US$ (estimate)
2018: 78.875 US$ (forecast)
2019: 88.150 US$ (forecast)
Economic growth2017: 2,5 %
2018: 3,2% (estimate)
2019: 3,3% (forecast)
Inflation rate2017: 14,4%
2018: 11,0% (estimate)
2019: 8,0% (forecast)
Exchange rate1 US$ = 27,035 UAH
1 Euro = 30,279 UAH
(Effective: April 2019)
Membership in regional OrganizationsBSEC
Most important industries Manufacturing industry; agriculture; forestry; fishing; trade, maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles; transport and storage; mining and quarrying of stone and soil
 

Trade Data


Export

 
Volumes2015: 38,1 billion US$
2016: 36,4 billion US$
2017: 43,4 billion US$
Most important trade partnersRussia, Poland, Turkey, Italy, India, China, Egypt
Products und merchandise groupFood products, iron and steel, raw materials, natural oils, fats, waxes, electrotechnics

Import

 
Volumes2015: 37,5 billion US$
2016: 39,2 billion US$
2017: 49,4 billion US$
Most important trade partnersRussia, China, Germany, Poland, Belarus, USA, Switzerland
Products und merchandise groupMachinery, petrochemical industry, gas, motor vehicles and parts, coal
 
Data source: iXPOS, Federal Foreign Office, AUMA, Germany Trade & Invest – All information is supplied without guarantee.

 

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