15 Nov 2022 12:44

Ukraine's deficit of foreign trade in goods grows significantly in January-September 2022

MOSCOW. Nov 15 (Interfax) - Ukraine's deficit of foreign trade in goods increased 2.4 times to $5.419 billion in January-September 2022 against the same period of 2021 ($2.264 billion), Ukrainian media said on Tuesday, citing the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

Exports of goods from Ukraine declined 31.4% to $33.066 billion in January-September 2022, while imports dropped 23.7% to $38.484 billion year-on-year, the State Statistics Service said.

Ukraine's seasonally adjusted exports grew 18.6% to $3.8 billion and imports were up 4.6% to $4.444 billion in September 2022 compared to August of this year, it said.

The seasonally adjusted trade deficit stood at $643 million in September, down from $1.043 billion recorded in August.

The export-import coverage ratio in January-September 2022 was 0.86 (0.96 in January-September 2021).

Ukraine maintained foreign trade with partners from 227 countries, the service said.