Following a Japanese inspection mission here last month, Japan has agreed to allow the imports of poultry from Ukraine, reports Ukraine’s State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Protection. Over the last two years, 14 new countries have allowed imports of poultry from Ukraine. Seven new countries have opened up to imports of eggs from Ukraine. During the first half of this years, Ukraine’s poultry exports rose to 211,000 tons, largely to Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands and Slovakia. In July, Ukraine’s industrial poultry production was up 16% y-o-y.