During the year the countries of the European Union became the largest trading partner of the Ukrainian state.

Poroshenko: For the six months 2018 Ukraine exported to the EU goods and services of $11.2 billion

As reported mediaUAabout it on the page in Facebook says the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, noting the country's achievements during the year of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union

"Exactly a year ago in full, entered into force the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU - the flag of the Revolution of Dignity, the pointer for reforms and our European future.. (...) is Deeply grateful to the Pro-European parliamentary majority, the government, the civil society for their active and sincere efforts to implement the Agreement.

The first results are already there. Today, the countries of the European Union became the largest trading partner of Ukraine - the EU share in foreign trade of Ukraine has reached 42%. For the first half of this year, we have exported to EU goods and services 11.2 billion U.S. dollars, almost 2 billion U.S. dollars more than the same period last year", - wrote Poroshenko.

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The head of state assured that Ukraine will continue to deepen not only trade, but also sectoral and political integration of Ukraine into the EU.

"Our goal is to bring this matter to the end, to ensure the full membership of Ukraine in the European Union. As President, I will contribute to this effort. As promised, will make the Verkhovna Rada a bill on the consolidation of the Constitution of our course to join the EU and NATO", - he stressed.

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