According to the statistics from Statistics Ukraine, its volume of goods trade was USD33.89 billion from January to June in 2016, down 8.1% year-on-year (the same below). Exports fell by 10.7% to USD16.62 billion, and imports fell by 5.5% to USD17.26 billion. The trade deficit was USD0.64 billion while the trade surplus last was USD0.35 billion.
In June, Ukraine’s volume of goods trade fell by 3.9% to USD5.84 billion. Exports fell by 6.8% to USD2.93 billion and imports fell by 0.7% to USD2.90 billion. And the trade surplus fell by 87.3% to USD0.03 billion.
Since January to June, bilateral trade volume between Ukraine and China fell by 3.8% to USD3.11 billion. Ukraine’s exports to China fell by 25.4% to USD1.09 billion. It accounted for 6.5% of Ukraine’s overall export, down 1.3%. And Ukraine’s imports from China grew by 13.8% to USD2.02 billion. It accounted for 11.7% of Ukraine’s overall imports, up 0.2% over the previous year. Ukraine’s trade deficit with China grew by 192.5% to USD0.93 billion. And China was Ukraine’s second largest source of trade deficit.
China was the third largest export market of Ukraine and its second largest source of imports up to June in 2016.