I. Honcharenko, A. Kozachenko
The article shows the dynamics in the production of the gross output by enterprises of the agricultural sector in Mykolaiv region. In 2015 there was made 38.1% more of the regional gross agricultural output per region than the average level in Ukraine, crop production – by 1.6 times more, but animal products – by 12.1% less.
The tendencies which are formed during the process of export were noted, namely in 2015 there was an increase of deliveries in physical terms of soybeans – 1.6 times, of vegetables – by 36%, of barley – 27.2 %, of wheat – by 21%, of maize – 10% on the background of reducing of the cost indicators of export of the crop production. At the same time deliveries of edible fruits and nuts reduced – by 40.1%, rape – by 38.5%, sunflower – by 17.1%. Thus the average export prices decreased for all major types of crop production, the largest decreasing was on wheat – by 26.3%.
The article reveals the problematic aspects of export-oriented agricultural enterprises in Ukraine in the development and implementation of quality management systems in comparison to EU member states. Directions of adaptation of regional enterprises to global changes in the food market were proposed. The enterprises of the agricultural sector of the Mykolaiv region should look for niches, which are the most appealing for them, under the conditions, which are formed in the world markets. A focus on the satisfaction of demand of the world market in products which meet the criteria of functional foods could become a promising trend. It is particularly important to provide a high quality and safety of food, as a condition for the increasing of the confidence to the producers in domestic and foreign markets.