Ukraine: budget deficit up in 2018

Ukraine’s national budget in 2018 saw a deficit of UAH 59.248 billion, or $1.865 billion, up by 23.7% YoY (UAH 47.882 billion, or $1.507 billion). The country’s consolidated budget over the period under review saw a deficit of UAH 68 billion ($2.14 billion), up 1.6-fold, according to Ukraine’s Treasury Service. (UNIAN/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: wine exports up in 2018

In 2018, Ukrainian winemakers exported their products to the tune of over $38 million, up by 20% YoY. “We exported wine and other products of winemaking to the tune of over $38 million, although we still remain the net importers of these products (imports totaled $113.5 million in 2018),” Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister…

Ukraine: passenger traffic in airports up in 2018

In 2018, the total passenger traffic in the airports of Ukraine increased by 24.5% YoY. “The passenger traffic in the airports of Ukraine increased by 24.5% and totaled 20.545,500 people, including within the international service – by 25.8% (18.356,700 people),” the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine reports. The passenger numbers of Ukrainian airlines increased by…