According to the results of 10 months of 2017, exports of goods from Ukraine increased by $ 6.7 billion compared to the same period last year and amounted to $ 35.2 billion.
According to the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers, an increase in the volume of exports of goods is observed in all product groups.
The export of agro-industrial complex and food industry products increased by 2.7 billion dollars (22.8%), metallurgical products - by 1.2 billion dollars (17.3%), mineral products - by 1, 2 billion dollars (52.8%), engineering products - by 481.7 million dollars (13.6%), various industrial goods - by 252.6 million dollars (28.8%).
“During the ten months of 2017, the supply of Ukrainian goods to Australia and Oceania increased by 288.1%; America - by 62.0%; Europe - by 30.6%; CIS - by 15.8%; Asia - by 12.8%; Africa - by 8.6%. Among the main trade partners of Ukraine in the export of goods in January-October 2017 were the countries of the European Union with a share of 40.2% in total exports of goods, Russia - 9.3%, Turkey - 5.7%, India-5.2 %, China 4.6%, Egypt 4.3%, Belarus 2.6%, the United States 1.9%, Moldova 1.6%, Iran 1.4%,” the report said.
The EU is Ukraine's largest trading partner. China, Turkey and the United States also remain the main trading partners of the country.
Reportedly, in January-October 2017, Ukraine increased its trade with the Russian Federation to almost $ 9 billion, while imports of Russian goods grew by more than a third.
It should be noted that in 2017 Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftogaz increased the transit of gas by 13.1% compared to 2016 - from 82.2 billion cubic meters to 93 billion cubic meters, according to the data provided by the company.