Ukraine - At a Glance

Basic Information
Source: *Euromonitor
Land area: 603,700 km²
Population: 45.2 million (2014)*
Total GDP: US $126.9 billion (2014)*
GDP/capita: US $2,805 (2014)*
GDP growth rate: -6.9% (2014)*
Capital city: Kyiv
President: Petro Poroshenko
Minister of Agrarian Policy & Food: Oleksiy Pavlenko
Canadian Ambassador: Roman Waschuk
Canada-Ukraine Agri-Food Trade** (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Source: **Statistics Canada
Domestic Agri-Food Exports: 10.804 35.072 15.586
Agri-Food Imports: 13.767 8.750 8.823
Balance of Trade: -2.963 26.322 6.763
Canadian Top 5 Agri-Food Exports (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Domestic Agri-Food Exports: 10.804 35.072 15.586
Frozen pork 2.952 21.766 3.731
Dog and cat food 2.170 2.383 2.507
Soybean seed 0.157 1.936 2.034
Raw mink furskins, whole 0.143 0.686 1.826
Bull semen 0.866 1.317 1.335
Canadian Top 5 Agri-Food Imports (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Agri-Food Imports: 13.767 8.750 8.823
Soybeans 0.000 0.000 2.668
Honey 0.000 0.000 1.442
Vodka 0.586 0.516 0.604
Chocolate confectionery 0.368 0.500 0.568
Corn 0.511 2.708 0.485
Canadian Top 5 Seafood Exports (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Domestic Seafood Exports: 41.599 39.564 19.919
Frozen hake 24.354 23.532 8.274
Frozen cold-water shrimp 11.966 13.313 7.721
Frozen fillets of families Bregmacerotidae 0.913 0.989 0.533
Frozen mackerel 0.000 0.120 1.207
Frozen fish, except fillets, of families Bregmacerotidae 1.709 0.552 1.215
Ukraine Agri-Food and Seafood Imports - 2014*** (CDN$ million)
World Canada Canada's Share
Source: ***Global Trade Atlas
Agri-Food and Seafood 6,768 44 0.7%
Corn seed 346 3 1.0%
Food preparations 275 3 1.2%
Tobacco 251 0 0.0%
Bananas 235 0 0.0%
Coffee extracts 197 0 0.0%
Canada-Ukraine Total Merchandise Trade*** (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Source: ***Global Trade Atlas
Total Merchandise Exports: 148.914 209.933 144.634
Total Merchandise Imports: 164.596 112.556 99.180
Trade Balance: -15.683 97.376 45.454
Canadian Top 10 Total Merchandise Exports (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Total Merchandise Exports: 148.914 209.933 144.634
Mineral fuels and oils 0.254 46.504 32.910
Pharmaceutical products 21.386 28.183 27.199
Fish and crustaceans 41.189 39.528 19.580
Boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances 31.430 18.010 11.374
Articles of iron or steel 6.609 12.366 10.110
Vehicles, other than railway 1.693 1.315 8.358
Special classification provisions 4.306 4.403 5.035
Meat and edible meat offal 3.030 25.315 4.490
Oilseeds 0.462 2.302 3.054
Optical and medical instruments 6.349 4.085 3.004
Canadian Top 10 Total Merchandise Imports (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Total Merchandise Imports: 164.596 112.556 99.180
Articles of iron or steel 9.462 22.643 19.038
Mineral fuels and oils 40.179 24.400 17.405
Iron and steel 29.649 10.806 10.479
Tanning or dyeing extracts 7.285 5.140 8.516
Toys, games and sports equipment 4.950 5.071 6.875
Boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances 1.620 3.564 6.138
Apparel, not knitted or crocheted 4.187 5.955 6.038
Oilseeds 0.118 0.187 2.706
Apparel, knitted or crocheted 1.259 1.486 2.625
Wood and articles of wood 1.090 1.193 2.177
Ukraine Top 10 Total Merchandise Imports*** (CDN$ million)
2012 2013 2014
Source: ***Global Trade Atlas
Total Merchandise Imports: 84,577.141 79,373.991 60,073.362
Mineral fuels and oils 26,177.085 21,895.137 16,696.392
Boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances 7,223.191 7,132.001 5,422.980
Electrical machinery and equipment 5,938.559 5,726.830 4,210.605
Plastics and articles thereof 3,411.370 3,662.118 3,224.737
Pharmaceutical products 3,301.401 3,202.470 2,734.748
Vehicles, other than railway 5,947.167 5,612.603 2,705.645
Iron and steel 2,298.779 2,298.935 1,431.826
Paper and paperboard 1,573.787 1,736.589 1,218.124
Miscellaneous chemical products 1,298.815 1,344.841 1,136.829
Articles of iron or steel 1,281.573 1,243.320 927.576

GDP at market prices
Date modified: 2015-03-17
Source: Euromonitor*, Statistics Canada**, Global Trade Atlas***

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