Trade Economic Cooperation
According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine in January-December 2018, the volume of trade of goods and services between Ukraine and Greece amounted to $599.5 million (increased by 22% compared with the same period in 2017). Exports of goods amounted to $280 million (increased by 42.0%), and import - $270 million (increased by 10.7%). The trade balance remained positive ($9,5 million). Exports of services between Ukraine and Greece in January-December 2018 amounted to $ 23.6 million (decreased by 6.9% compared to the same period last year). Import of services for the same period amounted to $ 25.5 million (decreased by 4.5%). The balance is 1894 thousand dollars USA.
The most important goods of Ukrainian exports to Greece are: ferrous metals ($ 114.1 million); seeds and fruits of oilseeds ($ 36.4 million); grain crops ($ 14.8 million); edible fruits and nuts ($ 12.9 million); fats and oils of animal or vegetable origin ($ 4.7 million).
The most important goods of Greek imports to Ukraine: edible fruits and nuts - $ 23.2 million (8.6%); pharmaceutical products - $ 19.6 million (7.3%); fuel, mineral; oil and petroleum products for its distillation - $ 146 million (54%); means of land transport, except for railways $ 14.7 million (5.4%); aluminum and its products - $ 6.8 million (2.5%); various chemical products $ 12.8 million (4.7%).
The volume of direct investments from Greece to Ukraine as of 31.12.2018 totaled at 61.8 million US dollars.