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Ukraine: Dairy Sector

This page contains data regarding key components of the Ukrainian dairy industry over a given time period.

This report highlights the complexity of the industry, which should be analysed from several viewpoints:
in terms of milk production and delivery, the processing of the commodity into various products (powder, cheese, fermented milk, butter, etc.) and exports towards Russia.

The relationship between milk production (substantial) and population (decreasing slightly) determines the amount of raw material at the country's disposal that can then be processed into a commodity for exportation.

UKRAINE: DAIRY SECTOR
  x 1.000 ton
RAW MATERIAL AREA 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Number of cows in January ('000) 2.109 2.018 1.919 1.789 1.789 1.673 -6,5% Jan 2021
Milk production 10.281 10.064 9.654 9.245 9.245 8.719 -5,7% Jan-Dec 2021
± % Over the same period of the previous year -2,1% -4,1% -4,2%
Supply total 4.348 4.179 3.800 3.512
% Delivery on production 42,3% 41,5% 39,4% 38,0%
DAIRY PRODUCTION 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Milk and cream 990,4 988,0 960,7 974,1
SMP 47,6 38,1 34,5 35,3
Butter 108,0 105,0 91,6 87,5
Fat cheeses 121,4 125,6 115,6 112,0
Fresh cheeses ** 68,2 72,6 64,1 81,4
Condesed Milk 42,8 34,9 35,7 37,8
Yogurt and Fermented products 388,5 400,4 415,7 445,3
EXPORT 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP importers
61 39 28 33 26 31 +20,2% Jan-Oct 2021
Whey (HS 0404)
TOP importers
32 32 24 27 22 20 -8,8% Jan-Oct 2021
Milk and Cream (HS 0401)
TOP importers
14 21 25 19 16 12 -25,6% Jan-Oct 2021
SMP (skimmed milk powder- HS 040210)
TOP importers
29 23 20 16 14 11 -19,9% Jan-Oct 2021
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP importers
30 30 18 11 9,4 8,2 -12,7% Jan-Oct 2021
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP importers
9,1 8,4 7,2 6,4 4,8 5,5 +15,3% Jan-Oct 2021
Yogurt e Buttermilk (HS 0403)
TOP importers
3,7 5,5 6,1 5,7 4,7 4,7 -1,1% Jan-Oct 2021
Condensed milk (HS 040291+040299)
TOP importers
14 8,0 7,5 7,5 6,4 4,2 -33,6% Jan-Oct 2021
WMP (whole milk powder - HS 040221+040229)
TOP importers
3,9 4,2 8,6 3,7 3,3 4,2 +24,4% Jan-Oct 2021
Casein (HS 350110)
TOP importers
7,1 7,8 5,6 5,5 5,1 4,5 -12,6% Jan-Oct 2021
IMPORT 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Cheese (HS 0406)
TOP exporters
10 14 24 47 38 44 +15,2% Jan-Oct 2021
Milk and Cream (HS 0401)
TOP exporters
0,8 1,3 3,6 13 11 12 +6,7% Jan-Oct 2021
Yogurt e Buttermilk (HS 0403)
TOP exporters
3,6 4,9 6,2 9,9 8,0 11 +39,1% Jan-Oct 2021
Fat-Filled Milk Powder (FFMP) (HS 190190)
TOP exporters
3,9 5,5 7,9 9,4 7,8 9,5 +20,9% Jan-Oct 2021
Butter (HS 0405)
TOP exporters
0,8 1,1 3,4 10 9,3 8,1 -12,7% Jan-Oct 2021
Yogurt e Buttermilk (HS 0403)
TOP exporters
3,6 4,9 6,2 9,9 8,0 11 +39,1% Jan-Oct 2021
Infant milk formula (HS 190110)
TOP exporters
5,8 6,2 6,2 6,1 5,0 4,7 -5,9% Jan-Oct 2021
SMP (skimmed milk powder- HS 040210)
TOP exporters
0,4 1,0 1,0 3,4 3,1 4,1 +34,1% Jan-Oct 2021
Condensed milk (HS 040291+040299)
TOP exporters
1,2 1,1 1,4 2,7 2,2 1,7 -21,5% Jan-Oct 2021
DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION (Source: FAS-USDA) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Cheese 188 198 205 222 222 229 +3,2% Jan-Dec 2021
Butter 82 76 80 83 83 73 -12,0% Jan-Dec 2021
SMP 17 24 16 21 21 22 +4,8% Jan-Dec 2021
WMP 7,0 9,0 9,0 8,0 8,0 8,0 0,0% Jan-Dec 2021
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTIONS (kg) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021 % Period
Cheese 4,23 4,47 4,66 5,08 5,08 5,27 +3,8% Jan-Dec 2021
Butter 1,84 1,72 1,82 1,90 1,90 1,68 -11,5% Jan-Dec 2021
SMP 0,38 0,54 0,36 0,48 0,48 0,51 +5,4% Jan-Dec 2021
WMP 0,16 0,20 0,20 0,18 0,18 0,18 +0,6% Jan-Dec 2021
% Self-sufficiency 103,5% 102,4% 101,5% 98,2%
SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS 2017 2018 2019 2020 2020 2021(f) % Period
Population ('000) 44.488 44.246 43.994 43.734 43.734 43.467 -0,6% Jan-Dic 2021
GDP per capita (U.S. dollars) 2.656 3.119 3.688 (e) 3.653 (e)
GDP per capita (€) * 2.351 2.641 3.294(e) 3.196(e)

(f): forecast
(e) estimated
* Per capita GDP in Euro is calculated by using the yearly average exchange rate
** Fresh unfermented cheeses and sourmilk curd
NOTE:Per capita consumptions are obtained dividing total consumption (Source FAS-USDA ) by the population (Source FAO)

Source Raw material area and Dairy production: State Statistics Service of Ukraine
Source Export and Import: IHS
Source Consumption: FAS-USDA
GDP per capita: International Monetary Found
Source Population : FAO
Note: The Self-sufficiency rate at the moment does not consider the trade of FFMP (fat-filled milk powder) - HS 190190, milk powder that has a fat content similar to whole milk powder, but instead of butterfat contains vegetable fats.

Last update: 2022-01-22
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