"According to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine, Ukraine’s real GDP in the fourth quarter of the last year grew by 0.4% from the third quarter. The figures were provided considering the seasonal factor," reads the report.
Also, the State Statistics added that the growth totaled 1.8% compared with the fourth quarter of 2016,
Ukraine’s foreign trade growth figures also confirmed the positive dynamics. Thus, in 2017, Ukraine’s exports grew by 19% - up to $43.3 billion. Moreover, exports directly to the EU countries grew by one third.
At the same time, Ukraine’s imports increased by 26.4%. Foreign trade operations were carried out with 223 countries. The volume of exports to the EU countries made up 40.5% of total exports, the State Statistics Service informed.