Ukraine’s trade turnover in January amounted to $8.14 billion, down by $140 million YoY, according to data provided by the State Customs Service of Ukraine.
In January, Ukraine imported goods worth $4.2 billion (imports increased by $87 million, or by 2%).
Exports from Ukraine amounted to $3.9 billion (down by $227 million, or by 5%).
Balance (difference between exports and imports) was negative and totaled $284 million.
The largest suppliers of goods to Ukraine were China ($654 million), Russia ($358 million) and Germany ($299 million). The largest importers of Ukrainian goods were China ($515 million), Poland ($296 million) and Turkey ($293 million).
The three most exported goods from Ukraine were ferrous metals for a total amount of $746 million, grain crops – for $562 million and ores – for $517 million.
The imported goods to Ukraine included mineral fuels, oil and its distillation products for a total amount of $1 billion, electrical machines, equipment and their components – for $421 million and reactors, boilers, machinery, equipment and mechanical devices – for $396 million. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)