Ukraine daily exports agricultural products worth about 43 million dollars, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych said at the celebration of the Day of Agricultural Workers, ForUm correspondent reports.

"Export of agricultural products gives Ukraine about 43 million dollars a day. Every fourth dollar, got from exports, is earned by Ukrainian villagers," the Head of State said.

Yanukovych added that Ukraine enters new markets by extending the range of exports.

"In particular, Ukraine obtained the right to supply grain to China," Yanukovych reminded.

The Head of State added that markets of the Persian Gulf and Asia also become promising for the country. In addition, supply of Ukrainian agricultural products to the EU countries has increased threefold over the last three years.

Yanukovych said that Ukraine this year has confirmed position of the world leader in the export of sunflower oil.

According to him, Ukraine's achievements give right to claim that the country has updated its status of a powerful player in food production.

"The role of our country in addressing the global food problem is growing and will grow in the world," Yanukovych summed.

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