In January-November 2016 Ukraine exported goods worth $of 32.73 billion, imported $35,05 billion this is evidenced by the State statistics service of Ukraine.
Compared to the same period in 2015, exports fell by 5.9% ($2,03 billion), imports increased by 1.8% ($0.6 billion).
Thus, the negative balance of foreign trade for 11 months in 2016 reached $2.32 billion, while over the same period last year the balance was positive and amounted to $0,31 billion.
The coverage ratio of export to import during the reporting period amounted to 0,93 (for 11 months of 2015 to 1.01).
It is noted that Ukraine conducted foreign trade operations with partners from 223 countries of the world.
The three largest buyers of Ukrainian goods in the first 11 months of 2016 were: Russian Federation ($3.2 billion), Egypt ($2.02 billion) and Poland ($2 billion). In turn, the largest partners for imports were the Russian Federation ($4.62 billion), China ($4.2 billion) and Germany (us$3.87 billion).
Data are presented excluding the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and part of the zone of the ATO.
We will remind, earlier it was reported that in the 2015/2016 marketing year Ukraine has set a record in exports of grain crops to foreign markets.