16 September 2020 year in Kiev was held Conference "Confectionery industry in the face of new challenges", in which the president of the Association took part “Ukrkondprom”- Oleksandr Baldyniuk.
During his speech, Alexander Baldynyuk said, that according to the results of the first half 2020 Exports of Ukrainian confectionery products remained at about the same level as last year (115 thousand tons exported to 6 months 2020 ., while in the first half of 2019. this figure was 114.7 thousand tons), the dynamics of export growth slowed down, including through Covid-19. Regarding imports, then the vast majority of confectionery products are now imported to Ukraine from countries such as: Poland (31%), Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Bulgaria, Turkey(9,3%).
Alexander Baldynyuk also spoke about the problems of the industry, including, regarding the need for legislative regulation of registration of places of alcohol storage, used for own production needs as an ingredient; limiting the number of trans isomers in food; lack of the State Register of Food Additives, etc..
Link to the video from the conference “Confectionery industry in the face of new challenges 2020” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psVAwaKkdvc&feature=youtu.be