Ukraine’s trade has fallen by 27% since the beginning of the year.
According to the results of the first half of 2022, Ukraine’s foreign trade amounted to $48B, which is 27%, or $13B, less than in the first half of 2021. So, in January-June of this year, almost 18 million tons of goods worth $25.3B were imported into Ukraine. For comparison, the import of goods from the same period last year amounted to $31.1B. At the same time, since the beginning of 2022, exports from Ukraine amounted to 50.2 million tons of goods for $22.7B. In the first half of 2021, the export of goods amounted to $29.1B. According to the results of the first half of 2022, China remains the largest trading partner of Ukraine, with imports of $3.5B. Germany is second with $2.2B in trade, and Poland with $2.1B. Ukraine exported the most goods to China for $4.3B, Poland for $2.3B, and Turkey for $1.8B.