Ukraine, Korea to bring mutual trade up to US$1 milliard within 2018
19.10.2017 15:10 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
The volume of trade turnover between Ukraine and Korea is expected to exceed US$800 million this year and US$1 milliard next year, Ukrinform says referring to Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Ukraine Mr. Lee Yang-goo today report.
«Within this year first half, the trade turnover between Ukraine and Korea has grown by more than 20%. We expect that the trade will reach US$800 million by the yearend,» he said.
As to the report, the Ambassador expressed hope that the volume of bilateral turnover will grow, because the economy of Ukraine is recovering, so the interest of Korean investors in Ukraine will grow.
In turn, State Secretary of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry of Ukraine Andriy Zayats noted that if the growth rates of trade turnover between Ukraine and Korea in the second half of the year remain at the same level, then it is possible to reach the trade turnover of US$810815 million by the yearend.