BASIC FACTS OF UKRAINE
Presidential-Parliamentary - Kyiv
- an emerging free market, with
a gross domestic
processing (especially sugar).
ferrous and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products, etc.
CIS countries, EU countries, Russian
USD 68 809,8 billion (2012).
energy, machinery and equipment, chemicals, etc.
Major Import Sources:
CIS countries – 47,6%, EU countries, Russian Federation, Germany, China.
Ukraine is a Democratic Republic.
USD 54 462 million
On August 24, 1991 Ukraine became independent. The area of Ukraine is 603.7 thousand sq. km, population - nearly 46 million people, the majority of them being ethnic Ukrainians. Capital of Ukraine – Kyiv. Administratively, the territory of Ukraine is divided into 24 regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Its economy encompasses both a developed agrarian sector and powerful industry generating high technologies, in particular, in landscapes, from mountains to steppes. Its main water artery is the Dnipro River. From the south, Ukraine is washed by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov.