Egg Imports Down on "Unstable Situation"

By John Lee.

Avangardco, the largest producer of shell eggs and dry egg products in Ukraine and number one producer in Europe, has blamed a sharp decrease in exports on the "unstable situation in Iraq".

In its results statement for the first quarter of 2016, the company said:

"... exports of shell eggs decreased by 31% year-on-year to 75 million units (Q1 2015: 108 million units), largely due to the unstable situation in Iraq, one of the Company's key export markets for shell eggs.

The share of export sales reached 16% (Q1 2015: 10%), split between three export markets: Iraq, UAE and Moldova."

(Source: Avangardo)

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