Agrlogistics in Ukraine

by Olha Povaliaieva
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Agrlogistics in Ukraine

To date, agrologistics in Ukraine is at the stage of its formation

Thus, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, over the past year, 39.8 tons of grain and milled products were transported by rail, 5.2-5.6 million tons of grain were shipped by river transport, and 15-17 million tons accounted for road logistics. export deliveries.

In order to increase the export potential of Ukraine, it is trying to expand its infrastructure, including seaports, through which agricultural products are shipped abroad. The strategy for expanding the export potential also includes the development of seaports and their transfer to a concession, including to foreign investors. Thus, the ports Kherson commercial sea port and Olvia, which were transferred to the concession, became the first investment projects in this direction.

The total volume of expected investments from the concessionaires will be $610 million for Olvia and $493 million for the Kherson commercial sea port.

During the first three years, Olvia plans to build a new grain terminal with a capacity of 2 million tons/year (investments $550 million), and an urgent renewal of assets is carried out at the seaport Kherson commercial sea port (investments $768.000).

The following concession tender is planned in the port of Chernomorsk, where investors may be interested in a container terminal and a ferry crossing. After the transfer of the port Chernomorsk to the concession, concession tenders are planned to be held for the seaports Mariupol, Berdyansk and Odesa.

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