In January, Ukraine increased its export volume by 12%, and the railway played a prominent role.

Compared to January 2023, imports also increased – by 3.8%, the NBU reported. The main volume of Ukrainian exports consists of agricultural products. Ukrainian Railways (UZ) transported 3.93 million tons of grain cargo in January, the highest figure in the last two years. “We transported more only in November 2021 and January 2022,” UZ top manager Valery Tkachev said. For the mentioned period, 3.36 million tons were transported in the export direction. In the direction of seaports, it is 2.7 million tons (80%), and in the direction of western land crossings, it is 661,000 tons (20%). In addition, in January UZ transported 146,300 tons of sunflower oil for export. Of this volume, 5,110 tons went to the ports, and 140,900 tons (95%) went to the western border crossings.

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