Ukraine’s trade with EU grew by 60% for three years – president


Trade between Ukraine and the EU has increased by 60% for the past three years.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said this during his speech at the panel discussion "Security in Eastern Europe" within the framework of the Munich Security Conference, an Ukrinform correspondent reported.

“Our trade with the EU has increased by 60% for three years,” Poroshenko said. The president noted that Ukraine’s external trade with EU countries accounted for 43%. “Europe for Ukraine is a choice in terms of not only civilization but also economy,” Poroshenko explained.

He added that Ukraine is now in search of new markets, and the Chinese market is not an exception. Poroshenko noted that Ukraine had good cooperation with China, but its growth rates were modest.

As reported, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on February 15-16 is on a working visit to Germany and participates in the 55th Munich Security Conference.

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