Ukrainians Visit Livestock Event

J-P Garnier, M Kupriyanova, R Saunders

An Inward Mission of 15 Ukrainian farmers visited the Livestock Event at the NEC, Birmingham, 6-7 July 2016. Supported by UK Trade & Industry (UKTI) and accompanied by Mariya Kupriyanova, Deputy Head of Commercial Section, British Embassy, Kiev, the group met with Jean-Pierre Garnier & Richard Saunders (AHDB - Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board) and Chris Jackson (British Pig Association). Ukraine is a Priority One Market for the UK - along with India and Southern Africa. Annual production stands at 310,000t beef and 730,000t pork. An invitation was extended to the UK to take part in Grain Tech & Agro Animal Show to be held in Kiev 15-17 February 2017.