Ukrainian exports to Canada 76% up in Jan-June 2017 - Mykolska
Exports of Ukrainian goods to Canada in the first six months of 2017 amounted to $22.7 million, which is 76.3% more than for the same period in 2016, Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade Natalia Mykolska has said.
"The FTA agreement with Canada had begun influencing our economic relations before it entered into force. In the first six months of 2017 exports of goods to Canada totaled $22.7 million, which is 76.3% more than for the same period in 2016," she said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine.
She said for exports to Canada goods must pass certification, which differs from the European one.
The deputy minister drew attention to the fact that imports of Canadian goods to Ukraine is also reviving, particularly in the sphere of pharmaceuticals and seafood, light industry goods: special clothing, garments for cold weather and work clothes.