Export of goods from Dnipropetrovsk region to the world countries in 2019 amounted to $7.9 bln (15.8% of Ukraine’s export volume).. Exports of goods exceeded imports by 30%. This is the first indicator among the regions of Ukraine. The positive balance was $ 2347.5 mln.
Industrial products account for the largest share (92.6%) in goods exports. The region exported more than a quarter of Ukraine’s industrial products at the amount of $7.3 bln. The largest share of exports was represented by ferrous metals and their products 49,9 % ($ 3,9 bln), as well as ore and slag 31.4% ($2.3 bln). It should be noted that the share of these products in Ukraine’s exports was 38.5% and 62.7%, respectively.
Products of agro-industrial complex and food industry with the share of 6.7% were exported for $543.8 mln, while construction products (0.5%) ̶ for $40.6 mln.
Export volumes of products have increased significantly, some of which are not traditional for the region:
China is the leader among consumers of Ukrainian goods. Exports to this country increased by 67.7% compared to 2018 and amounted to $998 mln. Exports to China were made of: ores and slag by $923.1 mln ((92.5% of total exports to China), fats and oils by $51.5 mln (5.2%), ferrous metals by $12.8 mln (1.3%), exports of which increased by 7 times compared to the last year.
Poland ranks second among the world consumers of the region’s products in the region. Exports to the country decreased by 14.3% compared to the last year, but still holds the leading position. Exports amounted to $612.9 mln. Ores and slag were exported to Poland by $386.6 mln (63.1% of total exports to Poland), ferrous metals and their products by $163.9 mln (26.7%).
In third place among world consumers of the region’s products is Russia. Exports to the Russian Federation have had a negative trend for several consecutive years, and decreased by 10.4% in 2019. Exports amounted to $537.6 mln::
Exports of goods to Peru, Nigeria, Australia, the Republic of Korea, Saudi Arabia, Luxembourg, Sri Lanka and Japan have doubled.
Imports of goods from the world in 2019 amounted to $5.5 bln (9.1% of Ukraine’s imports).
The largest share (90.5%) in the import of goods is occupied by industrial products worth $4.9 bln.
Products of agro-industrial complex and food industry with a share of 8.7% were imported to the amount of $481,9 mln. While construction products (2.4%) ̶ worth $135,4 mln.
In comparison with the previous year, the volumes of import, first of all, of goods of the processing industry have increased significantly:, in particular::
Among the countries of the world, whose products were most imported by Dnіpropetrovsk region, Russia is leading with negative dynamics (decrease by 12.5%) with the volume of $1,222.6 mln. Mineral fuels imported by $762.6 mln (62.4% of total imports of the Russian Federation) and ferrous metals and their products for $245 mln (20%).
The second place was taken by China, whose imports increased by 26.3% compared to 2018 and amounted to $1037.5 mln. From this country were imported::
Germany is in the third place. Imports amounted to $362.5 million and increased by 6.5% compared to the last year. Ukrainian consumers bought:
Imports from Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Ethiopia increased more than twice.
Foreign trade operations were conducted with partners from 165 countries.