Ukrainian exports grew by nearly $1 billion in 1Q 2019

Ukrainian exports grew by nearly $1 billion in 1Q 2019

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As of the end of the 1st quarter of 2019, Ukrainian exports will total at least $12.3 billion, showing an increase of almost $850 million compared with the same period last year.

"In the first quarter of 2019, Ukrainian exports will grow up to at least $12.3 billion, showing an increase of almost $850 million compared to the same period last year," First Vice Prime Minister – Economic Development and Trade Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv said during the agenda-setting council in the Verkhovna Rada, the Ministry’s press service posted on Twitter.

The Ukrainian economy is emerging from a deep crisis, and the Cabinet of Ministers continues to build roads, pay salaries, pensions, educational allowances, and take care of socially vulnerable groups of the population, Kubiv noted.

As reported, Ukrainian exports of goods and services amounted to $57.1 billion in 2018 and grew by 8.6% or $4.5 billion compared to 2017. In particular, the export of goods from Ukraine totaled $47.3 billion in 2018 (an increase of 9.4% compared to 2017).

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