For January - February of the current year in comparison with the similar period of last year the volume of export of foreign trade in goods which are made inNikolaevareas, I grew by 11,6% and I made 174,9 mln. dollars of the USA, and the volume of import decreased by 21% and made 85,4 mln. dollars of the USA.
Excess of volume of export over import to 2,03 times provided positive balance of foreign trade of our area, reports a press - service of the Nikolaev regional administration.
As a whole, on area balanced financial result for January - February, 2009 is positive - 252 million UAH, and by 2,5 times exceeds last year's value.
The essential increase in balanced profit was provided by the transport and communication enterprises, and also the industry (generally at the expense of machine-building enterprises).