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Imports in 2020 dropped by 10%—State Customs Service

The total trade turnover in 2020 in dollar terms was $103.4 billion, or $7 billion less than in 2019, when it reached $110.5 billion.

In total, at the end of 2020, goods were imported worth $54.2 billion. Compared to the same period in 2019, imports decreased by $6.2 billion, or 10.3%, the press service of the State Customs Service reports reports.

In total, in 2020, exports from Ukraine amounted to $49.2 billion. The export decrease amounted to $0.85 billion, or 1.7%.

The balance (the difference between exports and imports) is negative—$5 billion.

The first three countries that imported goods to Ukraine are the following: China—$8.3 billion, Germany—$5.1 billion, and Russia—$4.6 billion.

The first three countries where Ukraine exported goods are the following: China—$7.1 billion, Poland—$3.3 billion, Russia—$2.7 billion.

The three most exported goods from Ukraine include:

  • cereals $9.4 billion;
  • ferrous metals $7.7 billion;
  • fats animal or vegetable oils $5.8 billion.

The following categories were imported to Ukraine most of all:

  • mineral fuels, oil and products of its refining $8 billion;
  • reactors, boilers, machinery, equipment, and mechanical devices $6.1 billion;
  • ground means of transportation $5.5 billion.

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