14 August 2017
With still negative situation on Ukrainian eggs market, we note growth of export supplies in the last reporting month. If dynamics will continue it should positively influence domestic market as well.
Shell eggs export in July 2017 made 9.5k tons (USD 5.8M), which is the highest value since the start of Y2017 (growth vs. June comprised 63%, at least partially it was related to resumption of Ukrainian export into Iraq). Along with it eggs products export remains low Ц in latest reporting month it made just USD 720k.
In total since the beginning of Y2017 Ukrainian companies exported about 40k tons (658.2M pieces, + 38% y-o-y) of shell eggs for USD 28M, while eggs products export made just USD 4M.
Certain export acceleration allowed to stop falling of domestic eggs prices, which took place in the beginning of July. Despite this fact, current prices remain on the level close to minimal for the last years. Now producers mainly hope for seasonal growth of domestic prices in Ukraine (which usually takes place in autumn).
Ukrainian shell eggs retail price index dynamics since the beginning of Y2015 looked as follows: