Published: Nov 17, 2023

  Nadiia Kryvenko

  Svitlana Radziyevska

  Ivan Us


Ukraine’s trade in agricultural products plays the key role in determining the well-being of its citizens. The objective of the paper is to reveal the structural transformations in Ukraine’s agricultural production, to analyze the geographical and commodity structure of exports with the focus on agro-food products, to identify the top world importers/exporters of the selected agro-food products, as well as to examine Ukraine’s merchandise trade in 2022 and compare it with that of 2021. The data, taken from the State Statistics Service of Ukraine; the Trade Map, developed by the UNCTAD/WTO International Trade Center; the State Customs Service of Ukraine, as well as agricultural policies of the developed countries served as the information source for research, in which various methods have been used, e.g.: economic-mathematical, statistical, comparison, graphical, tabular, method of expert assessments, etc. The results demonstrate the empirical experience of the importance of agricultural exports for the country’s ability to remain in international trade flows in the conditions of military operations in this country. An empirical example of the impact of the withdrawal of one of the leading suppliers of certain types of agricultural products from world trade is also considered, and the impact of some steps on the return of this country to world trade in the context of ongoing geopolitical shifts is determined.

How to Cite

Kryvenko, N., Radziyevska, S., & Us, I. (2023). UKRAINE IN THE GLOBAL TRADE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. Baltic Journal of Economic Studies, 9(4), 148-160.
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agriculture of Ukraine, agricultural policy, industrial policy, foreign trade policy, exports, imports, agro-food products, commodity diversification


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