Import of goods to Ukraine exceeded exports by $3 billion

Импорт товаров в Украину превысил экспорт на $3 млрд

Imports still exceed exports

The negative balance of trade in goods deteriorated by 1.83 billion.

In January-August 2017, imports of goods exceeded exports by 3.27 billion. This was reported by the State statistics service, Ukrainian news.

As noted, in January-August the negative balance of trade in goods deteriorated by 1.83 billion in comparison with January-August 2016 (January-August 2016 the negative balance amounted to 1.4 billion us dollars).

In the state statistics service noted that exports of goods in January-August of 2017 amounted to 27.5 billion dollars, while it increased by 21.1% or by 4.79 billion dollars in comparison with January-August 2016.

At the same time, imports of goods in January-August of 2017 has made 30,79 billion, an increase of 27.4%, or $ 6.6 billion.

We will remind, the export of Ukrainian goods to the EU in the first half of 2017, increased by 26.1% to $8.2 billion.

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