Ukraine has increased the trade deficit

В Украине вырос дефицит внешнеторгового баланса

The trade deficit in goods of Ukraine in January-September increased

The foreign trade balance of Ukraine for nine months of 2018 deficit of 3.45 billion dollars,

Deficit of foreign trade balance of Ukraine for nine months of 2018 amounted to 3.45 billion dollars. against $ 1.1 billion. over the same period last year. The relevant data without taking into account the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, Crimea and Sevastopol were published the State statistics service of Ukraine on Wednesday, 14 November.

According to the Agency, for the first nine months of this year, the state exported goods and services 41.7 billion., that is 9.3% more than last year.

The import amounted for the period 45,16 billion. or 15% more in line with the previous year.

GDP growth slowed to percent in the quarter

Earlier it was reported that Ukraine’s exports becoming more and more focused on the EU. So, the export of Ukrainian goods to EU countries in five months of 2018 grew by 21.3% and amounted to 8.19 billion dollars.


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