The Cabinet in 2017, wants to increase the financing of Ukrainian diplomatic missions

Кабмин в 2017 г. хочет увеличить финансирование украинских диппредставительств

The Cabinet in 2017, wants to increase the financing of Ukrainian diplomatic missions. This was during a Cabinet meeting, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”, said Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman.

“We will offer the Ukrainian Parliament to increase the funding of our diplomatic missions. In particular, we establish this year a full trade representation of Ukraine. I believe that our export potential is not developed, we need support structures in other countries, which will enable Ukrainian producers and businesses to sell their goods and services effectively to ensure we develop new markets and build upon existing,” – said Groisman.

The export of Ukrainian goods in 5 months of 2016 decreased by 11.5% to 13.7 billion dollars.

It is noted that at the end of 5 months of continued growth of export of goods to European Union countries (exports of goods to EU countries (28) compared to 5 months in 2015 have increased by 4.5%, or 231,2 million dollars). In addition, in January 2016, the decline in exports of goods to EU countries (28) was 11.7%.

At the same time, exports of goods to EU countries (28) observed an increase in the majority of sectors, except for products of metallurgical complex, mineral products and chemical products. In 5 months of 2016 in total to the EU (28) increased supplies of agricultural products and food industry (to 350.0 million us$), wood and paper (64.9 million dollars), mechanical engineering (54.2 million dollars), various industrial goods (51,0 mln.) and products light industry (33.5 million dollars).