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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
2011 $150,190,919 $136,392,963
2012 $148,913,682 $164,596,404
2013 $209,916,635 $112,579,906
2014 $144,766,164 $99,162,200
2015 $210,490,530 $67,447,058
Product trade (2015)
21 HS Sections
Canada - Ukraine
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $21,947,544 $1,708,289
02 Veg. Prod. $3,884,288 $9,318,163
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $26,113 $206,115
04 Food Prod. $2,355,402 $4,354,102
05 Mineral Prod. $132,207,775 $576,612
06 Chemical Prod. $17,933,001 $13,070,940
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $1,295,884 $718,552
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $276,389 $334,758
09 Wood Prod. $ $3,323,486
10 Paper Prod. $48,472 $43,949
11 Textiles Prod. $622,875 $7,258,577
12 Dress Access. $10,308 $405,804
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $151,599 $1,536,127
14 Precious Metals/stones $3,029 $12,045
15 Base Metal Prod. $6,882,777 $7,047,298
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $10,880,067 $6,614,502
17 Vehicles and Equip. $1,416,683 $3,099,254
18 Specialized Inst. $3,037,666 $686,910
19 Arms & Ammunition $8,833 $
20 Misc. Articles $548,923 $7,145,986
21 Antiques $19,082 $18,594

Capital: Kyiv
Population (million): 45.151
Total Area: 603,700km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 16.85 Hryvnia (UAH)(March-August 2015) - 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:
Parliamentary democracy. 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 (2015)

Comparative figures
Type Ukraine Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 115.75 1985.05
GDP per capita: ($) 2563.71 55409.05
GDP growth rate: (%) -9.87 1.18
Inflation: (%) 48.68 1.1
Unemployment: (%) 9.48 6.89

Product Trade and investment (2015)

Canadian exports to country: $210,490,530
Canadian imports from country: $67,447,058
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in Ukraine: $-3 million


Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador His Excellency Andrii Shevchenko

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Roman Waschuk


May 2016
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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Date Modified:
2010-02-17