Ukraine: in January-March, the costs for agricultural production grew — State Statistics Service




In January-March period of 2018, the joint index of costs for production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine increased by 13.8% compared with the same period of 2017, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

In particular, the costs for production of plant growing commodities raised by 12.9% compared with January-March of 2017, and animal commodities — up 16.2%.

According to the statistics figures, in March 2018 the costs for production of agricultural commodities increased by 1.3% compared with the previous month, including the figures for plant growing commodities — up 0.5%, and animal commodities — up 3.3%.

Also, the cost indices for materials and equipment of industrial origin used in agriculture, grew by 14.9% compared with the figures in the first three months of 2017.