Ukraine increased snail exports by almost 60% in January-June 2020

Ukraine exported 739 tons of shellfish in January-June 2020, which is 57% more than in the same period 2019.

In monetary terms, exports of shellfish in the first half of the year reached $1.7 mln – 30% more than in the same period in 2019.

The main buyers of Ukrainian shellfish in the reporting period were:

  • Lithuania (50%),
  • Turkey (38.8%),
  • Spain (5.8%) 

The largest producer and exporter of snails in the Dnipropetrovsk region is FC Zdravlyk.