Ukraine earns $ 16 million a year on chips exports
For the past three years, Ukrainian manufacturers have been increasing potato snack exports. At the same time, imports dropped by half, according to Ukrainian club of agrarian business.
This is made possible by enhancing its own raw materials processing and a focussing on domestic production. Ukrainian manufacturers can enter the export volume of 12 thousand tons compared to the current 7 thousand tons.
In 2011, exports of potato snacks was about 7 thousand tons, 40% more than in 2009. At the same time, imports for the period was halved from 7.8 thousand tons to 4.5 thousand tons.