Export of goods from Dnipropetrovsk region to the world countries in the 1st quarter of 2020 amounted to $1.87 bln (15.3% of the export volume of Ukraine). This is the first figure among Ukrainian regions. The positive balance amounted to $741.7 mln. Exports of goods exceeded imports by 40%.
Industrial products account for the largest share (93.6%) in goods exports. The region exported more than a quarter of Ukraine’s industrial products worth $1.749.4 mln. Ferrous metals and products thereof 53% ($987.7 mln) as well as ores and slag 30% ($559 mln) were exported most of all. It should be noted that the share of these products in Ukraine’s exports was 48% and 60% respectively.
Products of agro-industrial complex and food industry with a share of 5.9% were exported in the amount of $109.7 mln. At the same time, construction products (0.5%) – in the amount of $9.2 mln.
Export volumes of such products have increased significantly:
China became the leader among consumers of Ukrainian goods. Exports to this country increased 2.4 times compared to the same period of the last year and amounted to $338.9 mln.
Poland took the second place among the world consumers of the region’s products. Exports to the country decreased by 15.6% compared to the corresponding period of 2019, but still occupies a leading position. Exports amounted to $144.2 mln.
Turkey ranks third among world consumers in the region. Exports to the country had a positive dynamics, and increased by 23.3% in the corresponding period of 2019. Exports amounted to $113.4 mln.
Export of goods to Nigeria, Denmark, Belgium, Bulgaria, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Canada and Ethiopia increased significantly.
Imports of goods from the world in the 1st quarter of 2020 amounted to $1.13 bln (8.5% of Ukraine’s imports).
The largest share (85.9%) in imports of goods is occupied by industrial products worth $967.6 mln.
Products of agro-industrial complex and food industry with a share of 11.9% were imported in the amount of $134.6 mln, while construction products (2.2%) – in the amount of $24.4 mln.
In comparison with the corresponding period of the last year volumes of import, first of all goods of the processing industry, in particular have considerably increased,:
Among the countries of the world, whose products were most imported by Dnipropetrovsk region, the leader is China. Imports amounted to $216.6 mln and increased by 6% compared to the same period of the last year.
Russia ranks the second (with a decline of 47.6%) and $172.2 mln.
Germany is on the third place. Imports amounted to $67.3 mln and decreased by 23.5% compared to the corresponding period of 2019.
Imports from Colombia, Malaysia, Latvia, Moldova and Lithuania more than doubled.
Foreign trade operations were conducted with partners from 146 countries.