Ukraine’s GDP grew by 3.1% in the first quarter of 2018
Ukraine’s GDP grew by 3.1% in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the same period last year, the State Statistics Service reports. Last year, the economy grew by 2.5%. For this year, estimates are in the 3-3.5% range. Over the last three years, Ukraine has outperformed its neighbors, Russia and Belarus, Oleksandr Kramar writes in Ukrainian Week. One exception was Q1 2018, when Belarus grew at 5.1%, a six year high. Russia grew at 1.3%.