Ukraine by one third, increase the export of Christmas decorations

Украина на треть нарастила экспорт елочных игрушек

Christmas decorations are mainly supplied to Europe

Export Christmas toys grew to $6.1 million

Ukrainian exports of jewelry for the new year and Christmas holidays grew in January-October, up by 34.2% compared to the same period in 2016 to $6.1 million reported on the official website of the Ministry of economic development and trade.

“Today the EU is the main buyer of Ukrainian Christmas tree decorations, but our toys decorated the Christmas tree and also in the United States and Israel, and even in the Maldives,” the report says.

For 10 months of 2017, the EU exported 58% of the total supply of Christmas decorations. Total shipments to the EU increased by a quarter – from $2.8 million for the January-October 2016 to $3.5 million for the 10 months of 2017.

The largest share of exports is the Netherlands, where Ukraine exports 30% of total export of Christmas decorations from the Ukraine, and 52% of exports to EU countries. According to the Ministry, in 2017 the volume of supply of Christmas decorations in the Netherlands rose by 31.5%.

The Ministry notes the expansion of exports of such products, in 2017, Austria, Armenia and Romania began to import Ukrainian Christmas decorations.

At the same time, 2.3 times increased supplies of such goods in the UK, 2.2% – in Russia. More than half increased deliveries to Georgia, the Czech Republic, Latvia. One and a half times increase in exports of such products to the Maldives, in 1,4 times – to Flattered and the United States.

According to the Ministry, 86% of the toys exports are of glass products, said the Ministry.

We will remind, in the capital on December 7 on Sophia square set the main Christmas tree of Ukraine, which was brought from the Carpathians.