Expenditure on imports of petroleum products increased by 31%.
Ukraine to 2018 imported oil products for 5,540 billion., 31% more than in 2017, according to the State fiscal service.
Thus in physical terms the import of petroleum products in Ukraine last year increased by 3% to 8,062 million metric tons. According to the Ministry, import of oil products from Belarus in monetary terms amounted to 2,113 billion. (38.1 per cent), Russia – 2,069 billion. (37,3%), from Lithuania – 570,5 mln. (10.3 per cent). From other countries during the reporting period, imported oil products for 787,3 million dollars. It is also reported that in 2018, Ukraine exported 442,2 thousand tons of oil products worth $ 249.6 m million dollars. As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine in 2017, imported oil products for $ 4.2 billion., that on 27,3% more than in 2016. Most of the imports of petroleum products accounted for Belarus in monetary terms – 1,828 billion. (43,9%), second place Russia – 1,272 billion. (30,6%), and Lithuania – of 469.4 million. (11.3 per cent). From other countries during the reporting period, imported oil products for 588,9 billion. Also in 2017, Ukraine exported 413,1 tons of oil products worth 180,8 million dollars.