At the end of 2020, China retained the status of Ukraine’s largest trading partner, which it first received in 2019.
The total trade turnover of Ukraine in 2020 amounted to $103.4 billion, decreasing by 6.4% compared to 2019.
Imports in 2020 amounted to $54.2 billion, which is 10.3% less than a year earlier. At the same time, exports from Ukraine in 2020 decreased by only 1.7%, to $ 49.2 billion.
The most popular categories of goods that were imported into Ukraine were mineral fuels, oil and its distillation products, reactors, boilers, machinery, equipment and mechanical devices, and vehicles.
The main countries-suppliers of goods to Ukraine were China (with a share of 15.3%), Germany (9.4%), and Russia (8.5%).
Most of all, Ukraine exported grains, ferrous metals, fats, and oils of animal or vegetable origin.
The most active buyers of Ukrainian products were also China (with a share of 14.4%), Poland (6.7%), and Russia (5.5%).
The EU countries together occupy 44% of imports and 38% of exports of Ukraine.