In September, raw milk in Ukraine rose in price on average by 0.49−0.50 UAH, depending on the grade. The increase in prices for raw milk probably occurred as a result of the reduction of milk yield during the last two months, the increase in the price of energy carriers, as well as in the conditions of increased demand for dairy products on the domestic market, — reports the analyst of the Association of Milk Producers, Georgy Kukhaleishvili.
The average purchase price of Extra Grade milk as of September 19 was 12.31 UAH/kg without VAT, which is 0.51 UAH higher than a month ago. The price range for this grade in farms varies from 10.75 to 12.80 UAH/kg without VAT. The lower limit of the price range increased by 0.25 UAH, and the upper limit — by 0.60 UAH.
Higher Grade on average costs 12.31 UAH/kg without VAT. Over the past month, prices for this grade have increased by 0.51 UAH. Prices for Higher Grade range from 10.00 to 12.50 UAH/kg without VAT. The lower limit of the price range has not changed since the previous monitoring, and the upper limit has increased by 0.50 UAH.
The average price of Grade I milk amounted to 11.83 UAH/kg without VAT and increased by 0.49 UAH compared to August 19. The minimum price in farms was 9.70 UAH/kg, which is 0.20 UAH higher than a month ago. The maximum price for Grade I was 11.35 UAH/kg, which is 0.20 UAH more compared to previous monitoring.
Accordingly, the weighted average price of the three grades amounted to 12.15 UAH/kg without VAT and increased by 0.50 UAH.