Fact Sheet: Ukraine - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Kyiv
  • Population (millions): 45.5
  • Total area: 769,360 km2
  • Currency: Hryvnia
  • Language (s): Ukrainian, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 175.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 3,871
  • GDP growth (%): 2.6
  • Inflation (%): 8.9
  • Unemployment (%): 9.2

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Education
  • Oil and gas

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Ukraine$149$128.3
Canada’s merchandise imports from Ukraine$165$117.8
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