From January to November, 2008 the volume of export of goods in the Nikolaev area made 1512,7 million US dollars and increased in comparison with the corresponding period of previous year by 1,5 time, import - 810,7 million US dollars and increased by 1,7 times. Thus the positive balance of foreign trade in goods made 702 million US dollars, and covering coefficient import export - 1,9, reports statistics GU in the Nikolaev area.
The area enterprises past year cooperated with partners from 115 countries of the world. 40,2% of export were the share of trade with CIS countries and 39,7% of import of area, with EU countries - respectively 23,3% and 18%. Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Greece, and in import - Belarus, China, Russia, Guinea and Kazakhstan were the main states - partners in export of goods.
The basis of the Nikolaev export was made by grain crops, products of inorganic chemistry, the mechanical equipment, seeds and sweats of Pancake week cultures. In import vehicles, ores, products of processing of vegetables and fruits prevailed.
In January - November of last year import of foreign raw materials (textile semi-finished products, ferrous metals and products from them, and also various finished products) decreased by 14% and made 17,3 million US dollars. Export of production made of it was reduced by 3,8% and made 32,4 million US dollars.