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Fact Sheet

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Ukraine

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General Information

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the statistic is unavailable.
Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Ukraine
Year Exports Imports
2012 $148,913,682 $164,596,404
2013 $209,916,635 $112,579,906
2014 $144,766,164 $99,163,113
2015 $210,490,530 $67,546,816
2016 $265,194,685 $107,440,710
Product trade (2016)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Ukraine
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $40,018,049 $1,857,204
02 Veg. Prod. $4,490,698 $29,172,669
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $31,348 $781,494
04 Food Prod. $4,253,218 $12,199,290
05 Mineral Prod. $146,782,095 $303,589
06 Chemical Prod. $10,709,414 $8,209,674
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $1,859,880 $605,821
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $126,639 $288,539
09 Wood Prod. $54 $4,001,961
10 Paper Prod. $12,019 $58,149
11 Textiles Prod. $1,173,096 $7,960,236
12 Dress Access. $67,621 $520,963
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $174,885 $1,524,503
14 Precious Metals/stones $32 $72,606
15 Base Metal Prod. $842,375 $6,437,584
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $18,605,877 $12,423,814
17 Vehicles and Equip. $23,837,592 $14,635,095
18 Specialized Inst. $2,904,343 $337,376
19 Arms & Ammunition $105,078 $
20 Misc. Articles $864,164 $5,935,767
21 Antiques $44,992 $111,760

Capital: Kyiv
Population (million): 42.50
Total Area: 603,700km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 19.09773 Hryvnia (UAH) (March-August 2016) - Annual average)
National Holiday: August 24, Independence Day (1991)
Language(s): Ukrainian, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian


Political Information

Type of State:
Republic

Type of Government:
Semi-presidential. Unicameral with a 450-seat Supreme Council. Prime Minister and Cabinet appointed by the Supreme Council. Administrative divisions: 24 regions (oblast), 1 autonomous republic (Crimea), and 2 municipalities with special status (Kyiv and Sevastopol).

Head of State:
President Petro Poroshenko

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Pavlo Klimkin
Finance: Olexandr Danyliuk
Economic Development and Trade: Stepan Kubiv

Main Political Parties:
The present Ukrainian parliament is composed of the following groups: Petro Poroshenko Bloc (150 seats), People’s Front (82 seats), Opposition Bloc (40 seats), Self-Reliance (32 seats), Radical Party (22 seats), Will of the People (20 seats) Batkivschyna /Fatherland (19 seats), Economic Development (18 seats). 39 unaffiliated, 28 vacant.

Elections:
Presidential (5 year term): next in March 2019. Parliamentary: next in October 2019.


Economic Information (2016)

Comparative figures
Type Ukraine Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 123.60 2,026.59
GDP per capita: ($) 2,908.05 55,938.56
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.31 1.43
Inflation: (%) 13.91 1.41
Unemployment: (%) 8.8 7

Product Trade and investment (2016)

Canadian exports to country: $265,194,685
Canadian imports from country: $107,440,710
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Ukraine: $568 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Roman Waschuk


June 2017
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-17