More than half of apparel imports to Ukraine is second-hand

Более половины импорта одежды в Украину составляет секонд-хенд

Second-hand is popular in Ukraine

In 2017 Ukraine imported 130 thousand tons of goods second-hand, which is about 54% of the total imported goods of light industry.

More than half of all imported goods of light industry in Ukraine to 2017 is second-hand. On Tuesday, December 4, according to TSN.

Provided that the results of studies of the Association of entrepreneurs of light industry, in 2017 Ukraine imported 130 thousand tons of goods second-hand, which is about 54%.

Thus, Ukraine took the third place in consumption of such goods. On the first and second – Pakistan and Malaysia.

“The formaldehyde, which we have discussed, this treatment… it accumulates in our body. This is primarily a cancer, this liver is affected, allergies and so on. It should also be understood that it is synthetic for the most part. But synthetic – it does not decompose between 50 to 100 years. It is really an environmental disaster!” – said the Chairman of the Association of entrepreneurs of light industry Tatiana Izov.

It is reported that far from Ukraine in the list of the largest buyers of second-hand are Russia, Cameroon, Guatemala, Kenya, India and Tunisia.

Earlier in Grodno on the first day of the new second hand shop there was a crush at the entrance. Local residents lined up before the opening and created a stampede.

It was also reported that YouTube has posted a video, as a long queue of citizens lined up outside the store second-hand shops Econom Class in Zaporozhye.

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