About 5 million Ukrainians were forced to seek asylum in neighboring countries, which led to a significant reduction in the demand for meat in the domestic market.
In addition, feeding of farm animals is difficult in many regions, so farmers have to reduce the number of livestock themselves.
That is why it was agreed to start the export of live cattle, frozen cattle meat and subproducts, but subject to mandatory licensing, so that the state could control the S&D balance.
This decision will allow farmers to raise additional funds for the sowing campaign, given the limited grain export amid the closure of seaports.
Due to the ongoing hostilities, almost all Ukrainian ports remain either blocked or occupied