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 U.S.-Ukraine Trade Facts

Ukraine is currently our 74th largest goods trading partner with $2.8 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2017. Goods exports totaled $1.8 billion; goods imports totaled $1.0 billion. The U.S. goods trade surplus with Ukraine was $768 million in 2017.

According to the Department of Commerce, U.S. exports of goods to Ukraine supported an estimated 5 thousand jobs in 2015 (latest data available).

Exports

  • Ukraine was the United States' 64th largest goods export market in 2017.

  • U.S. goods exports to Ukraine in 2017 were $1.8 billion, up 66.1% ($711 million) from 2016 and up 33.2% from 2007.  

  • The top export categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: mineral fuels ($631 million), vehicles ($303 million), machinery ($183 million), aircraft ($128 million), and plastics ($66 million).

  • U.S. total exports of agricultural products to Ukraine totaled $73 million in 2017. Leading domestic export categories include: planting seeds ($38 million), tobacco ($9 million), prepared food ($5 million), tree nuts ($4 million), and dairy products ($1 million).

Imports

  • Ukraine was the United States' 75th largest supplier of goods imports in 2017.

  • U.S. goods imports from Ukraine totaled $1.0 billion in 2017, up 76.3% ($441 million) from 2016, but down 16.4% from 2007.  

  • The top import categories (2-digit HS) in 2017 were: iron and steel ($530 million), iron and steel products ($71 million), electrical machinery ($46 million), dairy, eggs, honey ($38 million), and machinery ($36 million).

  • U.S. total imports of agricultural products from Ukraine totaled $106 million in 2017. Leading categories include: other vegetable oils ($21 million), snack foods ($11 million), fruit & vegetable juices ($3 million), other dairy products ($801 thousand), and processed fruit & vegetables ($749 thousand).

Trade Balance

  • The U.S. goods trade surplus with Ukraine was $768 million in 2017, a 54.2% increase ($270 million) over 2016.

Investment

  • U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ukraine (stock) was $398 million in 2017, a 16.4% decrease from 2016. There is no information on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Ukraine.

  • Ukraine's FDI in the United States (stock) was $4 million in 2017, down 20.0% from 2016. There is no information on the distribution of Ukraine FDI in the U.S.

  NOTE: No services trade data with Ukraine are available.