The deficit of Ukraine’s foreign trade in commodities was estimated at $1.7 billion in January-May, up 1.8-fold YoY, according to the Ukrainian State Statistics Service’s website.
Exports of goods from Ukraine over the period under review grew by 25.9% YoY, while imports of goods rose by 28.6%, the service said in a statement.
The ratio of coverage of imports by exports was 0.93 in January-May against 0.95.
Ukraine traded with 215 countries and territories.
Exports of goods to the EU countries grew by 25.2%, to $6.755 billion, while imports of goods from the EU rose by 21.3%, to $7.812 billion, accounting for 42.1% of total imports.
Exports of commodities to Russia increased by 33.2%, to $1.596 billion, or 9.3% of total exports, while imports of goods from the Russian Federation grew by 44.8%, to $2.473 billion, or 13.3% of total imports. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)
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