The export of Ukraine is becoming more and more focused on the EU
Since the beginning of this year exports to EU countries increased by 27.4% to $ 5.07 billion In the same time, exports to CIS countries increased by 7.2% to $ 1.6 billion.
Russia remains largest market for Ukrainian goods, however, exports to this country in the first quarter of 2018 fell by 7.6%. As a result, exports to Poland, which increased by 31.7%, almost “caught up” the rate of exports to Russia, according to state statistics.
The Ministry reported that for the year Poland exported goods worth $ 816,2 million
As a whole in the first quarter of this year, export of Ukrainian goods increased by 10,3%, reaching $11.4 billion at the same time the import of goods to Ukraine increased by 13.2% to $ 12.6 billion. Thus, the negative balance of foreign trade in goods totaled $ 1.2 billion Is slightly more than in the first quarter of last year – $ 794,1 million
The exports to EU countries increased by 27.4% to $ 5.07 billion For comparison – export to CIS countries increased by 7.2% to $ 1.6 billion.
In the top 5 largest markets for Ukrainian goods also includes Italy ($ 709,3 million, an increase of 25%), Turkey ($ 702,8 million, an increase of 12.4%) and Germany (483,2 million, an increase of 34 , 2 million).
The growth of exports to the CIS countries provide sales to Belarus ($ 321,1 million, growth by 37.9%) and Moldova ($ 181,7 million, an increase by 66.1%).
A few days earlier it became known that Ukraine has received permission for export of beef to Turkey.
We will remind, the sugar exports in April decreased by 12% compared to the previous month. Most of the deliveries were undertaken in Uzbekistan.
News from the Reporter.net Telegram. Subscribe to our channel https://t.me/korrespondentnet