By Redacción PortalPortuario.cl / Ukrinform Agency
Exports of Ukraine a United Kingdom They grew by 38% in the first quarter of 2021
It was said by Ukrainian Ambassador to Britain, Vadim PistoricoAt a table organized by the Prisma Foreign Policy Council of Ukraine.
“In the first quarter of this year and I don’t know if this is a result of the signature of the Strategic Association Agreement and the Free Trade Zone or the efforts of our business, or even the work of the embassy, but 38% of our exports to the UK Has increased. If we go at the end of the year at this rate, Britain will become one of Ukraine’s major partners.
The diplomat said that the island country is already among the top five consumers of our services and the third largest investor in Ukraine’s economy.
“The most important thing is that we do not move on the traditional path, rather we study the possibility of developing cooperation in the final areas like fintech, IT, etc. Our participation in exports, such as IT, now exceeds that of the four traditional groups such as metals, agricultural products, oil. I think this is the trend that Ukraine needs constant nurturing and support, ”the ambassador said.
On December 16, 2020, Varkhovna Rada ratified the agreement between Ukraine and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on political cooperation, free trade and strategic partnerships.