Chairman of the State Statistics Service Ihor Verner stated this at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
"Exports to the EU increased by 3.1% and reached 37.3%. In absolute terms, it totals $13.2 billion," said Verner.
At the same time, exports to the Russian Federation decreased by 27.4% and totaled 9.8% in the general structure of exports.
In general, the State Statistics Service noted a reduction in the rate of Ukrainian export decline.