For five months the negative balance of foreign trade increased again

The negative balance of foreign trade in goods of Ukraine in January-may 2018 increased 1.4 times in comparison with January-may 2017 and $2054,9 million (in January-may of 2017. also negative – $1422,7 million), reported the State statistics service (state statistics) on Monday.

За пять месяцев негативное сальдо внешней торговли снова увеличилось

In may the negative balance amounted to $632 million, toga in April — $221,6 million, in March $460 million, in February $457 million in January to $284,1 million

In January-may 2018 goods export in comparison with January-may 2017 increased by 12.9% to $19,460 billion, import – by 15.3% to $21,515 billion.

In may 2018 compared with last month, seasonally adjusted exports decreased by 5.8%, import — by 13.4%. The seasonally adjusted foreign trade deficit in may 2018 was negative and amounted to $946,5 mln, negative values were also recorded in April-2018 — $570,8 million, in March $508,2 million, in February $411,8 million, and January- $580.5 million

The coverage ratio of import to export totaled 0.9 (in January-may – 2017 – 0,92).

State statistics said that foreign trade operations were held with partners from 210 countries of the world.

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