Business news from Ukraine


23 September , 2019  

Retail trade in Ukraine (legal entities and individual entrepreneurs) in January-August 2019 increased by 9.9% in comparable prices compared with January-August 2018, the State Statistics Service said on Friday. In August 2019 alone, retail trade turnover grew by 3.4% compared with the previous month and by 6.7% year-over-year (August 2019 to August 2018).
The largest growth in retail turnover in January-August 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 was recorded in Vinnitsa region (by 18.2%), Ternopol region (by 17.1%), Kyiv region (by 16%), Cherkasy region (by 14.2%), Luhansk region (by 13.7%), Odesa region (by 13.3%), Dnipropetrovsk region (by 13%), Khmelnitsky region (by 11.1%), Donetsk region (by 10.5%), Rivne region (by 10.3%), and the city of Kyiv (by 14.5%).
The State Statistics Service says that its report does not include data from the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and occupied districts in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.