Exports from Ukraine to the UK increased by 38% in the first quarter

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exports Ukraine a United kingdom In the first quarter of 2021, it grew by 38%.

He stated that Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Vadim Prestaiko, At a table organized by the Prisma Council for Foreign Policy of Ukraine.

“In the first quarter of this year and I don’t know if it was the result of the signing of the Strategic Partnership and the Free Trade Zone agreement or our business efforts, or even the embassy’s work, but exports to the UK grew by 38%. If we go to the end of the year with this, Adjusted, the United Kingdom will become one of Ukraine’s main partners. “

The diplomat added that the island country is already among the five largest consumers of our services and is the third largest investor in the Ukrainian economy.

“The most important thing is that we are not advancing on the traditional paths, but are studying the possibility of developing cooperation in recent sectors such as FinTec, information technology, etc. Our interaction in exports, such as information technology, is now greater than our interaction in four traditional groups, such as minerals and agricultural products. “I think this is the direction that Ukraine needs to constantly nurture and support,” the ambassador said.

On December 16, 2020, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine ratified the Agreement on Political Cooperation, Free Trade and Strategic Partnership between Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.


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