Welcome to Ukraine!

Welcome to Ukraine is an ancient and a young state at the same time. Its history runs to more than 1500 years. Ukraine is one of the biggest European and world advancing markets. The country has enormous intellectual and scientific potential, hardworking and highly educated people, developed industry directed into both - export and import.

Ukraine - general information:
Official name Ukraine
Total area 603.7 thousand sq. km
Population more than 48 mln people
Capital Kyiv
The biggest cities with the population of more than 1 mln people are: Kyiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Kharkov, Odesa
State language Ukrainian. Russian is widely used

Ukraine is situated in the Central-Eastern part of Europe. The territory of the country is made up 603.7 thousand sq. km or 5.7% of the territory of Europe.

Machine building and metal-working, production of machines and equipment for mining and metallurgical industry are considered to be advanced industries. Space vehicles are produced. Many industries are widely developed. Among them are: energy machine building, electro-technical industry, machine-tool construction and instrument-making, transport machine building including aircraft construction, manufacturing of cars, diesel locomotives, freight cars, sea and river ships. It should be then mentioned manufacturing of agricultural machines and mineral fertilizers, ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, chemical, by-product-coking, petrochemical industries. Extractive industries are also in the list of developed industries. Coal mining, production of gas, oil, iron ore, ore of non-ferrous and less-common metals, sulfur, potassium and rock salt, and much other mineral wealth is carried out. Then the production of building materials should be mentioned, and also developed timber, pulp and paper industries, and woodworking. Huge amount of agricultural products, foodstuffs, textiles, and a lot of other products are also produced.

Thus, the industry in Ukraine is many-sided and technologically complicated. However, significant financial investments are being contributed into its re-equipment nowadays. First it refers to acquiring of advanced technological equipment, machines, mechanisms and products of present-day state-of-the-art.

Ukraine maintains trade relations mainly with Russian Federation and all the EU countries including Turkey (as a member of Customs Union of EU and associated EU member). Foreign trade turnover here is made up more than 20%.

Ukraine imported goods from the following leading countries: Russian Federation, Germany, USA, Turkey, Italy, Poland, China, France, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Check Republic, Slovenia, Finland.

Welcome to Ukraine!