Import of goods to Ukraine in % to the previous period in 2021 and 2022
SSC of Ukraine
Exports of goods in % to the previous period in 2021 and 2022
SSC of Ukraine
Geographical structure of total exports of goods and services in 2021 (USD thousand)
Geographical structure of total imports of goods and services in 2021 (USD thousand)
The largest Ukrainian online retailer Rozetka is ready to provide its warehouses to companies for storing their goods, the retailer’s press service reported.
“Due to hostilities, many of our colleagues lost warehouses where they could safely store their goods, and were forced to urgently evacuate them and look for new storage areas. We are ready to help and provide our logistics centers,” said Rozetka co-founder Vladyslav Chechetkin.
He emphasized that the most modern safety standards and sanitary and hygienic norms are observed in the logistics centers.
“Our warehouses are equipped with powerful IT infrastructure and alternative energy sources. We will be happy to work together!” – added Chechetkin.
As noted in the release, previously only marketplace sellers could use this service. For now, the service is available at warehouses in Kyiv and Lviv. The term of storage of goods is not limited.
Rozetka was founded in 2005 in Kyiv by Vladyslav and Iryna Chechetkin as an online electronics and household appliances store. In the following years, the company transformed into a multi-category online marketplace. As of August, 242 Rozetka points are operating in 71 settlements of Ukraine. The company opened stores in the de-occupied territories of Kyiv region, in particular, in Buche and Irpen
In the first half of 2022, the State Customs Service allowed 56.9 million tonnes of goods (excluding pipeline transport) to be exported through the customs border of Ukraine, which is 44.5% less than in the first half of last year (101.1 million tonnes).
According to service’s website, the import of goods to Ukraine fell even more by 58.3%, to 17.8 million tonnes (from 42.7 million tonnes).
During the reporting period, pipelines moved 19.9 million tonnes, which is almost a third less than in the first half of 2021 (29.5 million tonnes).
The main reason for the drop in tonnage is the war and seaports blocked by Russia: the number of sea vessels allowed by the State Customs Service in January-June decreased by 64.3%, to 2,700 (from 7,600).
According to the ministry, the number of railway cars passed through the customs border of Ukraine in the first half of 2022 amounted to 800,300, which is 32% less than in the first half of 2021.
At the same time, the number of river vessels increased by 54.4%, from 6,800 to 10,500, and vehicles – by 9.8%, to 3.635 million.
The number of registered vehicles for import in the first half of the year amounted to 2.2 million, for export – 2.3 million, which almost corresponds to last year’s figures – 2.3 million each.
The State Customs Service also noted that the monetary turnover in the first half of 2022 decreased by 21%, to $48.03 billion, including exports by 24%, to $22.73 billion, and imports by 19%, to $25.3 billion.
At the same time, trade with the EU increased by 1%, to UAH 25.06 billion, including exports by 13%, to $13.41 billion, while imports decreased by 10%, to $11.65 billion.