Deficit of Ukraine's foreign trade continues growing - State Statistics


The deficit of Ukraine's foreign trade in goods in January-May 2018 amounted to $2,054.9 million, which exceeds the deficit for the same period last year by almost a half – 44.4%.

This data was provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

In January-May 2018, Ukraine’s total imports of goods made up $21,515.0 million, or 115.3% compared to January-May 2017.

Ukraine’s total exports of goods over the reporting period amounted to $19,460.1 million, or 112.9% compared to January-May 2017.

"The deficit amounted to $2,054.9 million (in January-May 2017, deficit was $1,422.7 million)," the State Statistics Serve reported.

The export/import coverage ratio over the reporting period totaled 0.90 compared to 0.92 for January-May 2017.


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