UKRAINE’S FOREIGN TRADE WITH THE EU: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Halyna ARTAMONOVA

Анотація


The article casts light onto the current state of foreign trade between Ukraine and the EU in the conditions of a free trade area. Having analyzed the structure of merchandise exports and imports, the author reveals major challenges that arise as current tendencies persist into the future. Special attention is paid to seizing the opportunities provided by the EU-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement for realization of export potential of the agricultural sector on the markets of these countries. The author suggests ways to create conditions for diversification of merchandise exports, facilitation of access to European markets for the exporters of finished agricultural goods, as well as taking measures for constraining the inflows of non-critical merchandise imports, in particular pharmaceutical products.

JEL: F10, F13, F68.


Ключові слова


Foreign trade; free trade agreement; exports; agricultural sector; EU countries.

Повний текст:

PDF>PDF

Посилання


Balezhentis O., Yatsenko O. (2018). The asymmetries of trade integration of Ukraine. International Economic Policy, 1, 28. Retrieved from http://iepjournal.com/journals/28/2018_2_Basenentius_Yatsenko.pdf (in Ukrainian).

Bazhenova О., Bochi A., Povoroznyk V. (2019). The Impact of the EUUkraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area on the Ukrainian Industrial Sector. Democracy House. Retrieved from http://library.fes.de/pdffiles/bueros/ukraine/15250.pdf.

Haidutskyi, P. (2013). Ukraine-the EU: The problems of integration. Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, 20 (in Ukrainian).

Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine. (n.d.). The EU-Ukraine: Deep and Comprehensive FTA. Retrieved from http://eeas.europa.eu/ archives/delegations/ukraine/documents/virtual_library/dcfta_guidebook_web.pdf (in Ukrainian).

Heyets, V. M. (Ed.). (2010). A New Course: Reforms in Ukraine in 2010–2025. National Report. Kyiv, Publishing Centre of National Vernadskyi Library of Ukraine (in Ukrainian).

Kasych, A. O., Tsokalo, O. A. (2015). The state and prospects for trade relations between Ukraine and the countries of the European Union. Naukovyi Visnyk Khersonskoho Derzhavnoho Universytetu. Ekonomichni Nauky, 13, 3, 23-28 (in Ukrainian).

Melnyk, T. M., Holovachova, O.S. (2013). Tariff regulation of trade in agricultural products of Ukraine in the context of Eurointegration. Ekonomichyni Prostir, 80, 5-21. Retrieved from http://nbuv.gov.ua/UJRN/ecpros_2013_80_3 (in Ukrainian).

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade (n.d.). The cooperation between Ukraine and the European Union. Retrieved from http://me.gov.ua/Tags/DocumentsByTag?lang=uk-UA&id=10ca8da3-169d-419b-a6f2-d42635f92b8b&tag=SpivrobitnitstvoMizhUkrainoiuTaYevropeiskimSoiuzom (in Ukrainian).

Nepriadkina, N. V. (2018). The peculiarities and prospects for the development of foreign trade of Ukraine and the EU in agricultural products. Naukovyi Visnyk Kharkivskoho Derzhavnoho Universytetu Imeni V. H. Karazina. Seria: Mizhnarodni Vidnosyny. Ekonomika. Krainoznavstvo. Turyzm, 7, 60-65. Retrieved from http://nbuv.gov.ua/UJRN/VKhMv_2018_7_11 (in Ukrainian).

Report on implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union in 2018. Retrieved from https://eu-ua.org/sites/default/files/inline/files/association-agreement-implementation-report2018.pdf (in Ukrainian).

State Statistical Service of Ukraine. (2019a). Commodity structure of foreign trade with the EU countries. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/operativ/operativ2019/zd/tsztt_ES/tsztt_ES_u/tsztt_ES_3_19_u.htm (in Ukrainian).

State Statistical Service of Ukraine. (2019b). Commodity structure of foreign trade. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/operativ/operativ2019/zd/tsztt/tsztt_u/tsztt0419_u.htm (in Ukrainian).

State Statistical Service of Ukraine (2005). The dynamics of geographic structure of foreign merchandise trade. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/operativ/operativ2005/zd/zd_rik/zd_u/gs_rik_u.html (in Ukrainian).

Tariff quotas within the frames of DCFTA. Retrieved from

http://www.me.gov.ua/Documents/Detail?lang=uk-UA&id=f5cea3c3-d7e0-4e49-994d-f87089e3d3fc&title=TarifniKvotiVRamkakhPvzvt (in Ukrainian).

The Eurointegration Portal. (n.d.). Free Trade Area. Retrieved from:https://eu-ua.org/zona-vilnoi-torhivli (in Ukrainian).

UCAB. (n.d.). The Free Trade Area with the EU: Results of 2018. Retrieved from http://ucab.ua/ua/pres_sluzhba/novosti/zona_vilnoi_torgivli_z_es_ pidsumki_2018_roku (in Ukrainian).

Yarosh-Dmytrenko, L. O. (2017). Foreign trade relations of Ukraine with countries of the European Union in the context of integration into the European economic space. Naukovyi Visnyk Mizhnarodnoho Humanitarnoho Universytetu. [Seriia: Ekonomika I Menedzhment], 25, 1, p. 48-52. Retrieved from http://nbuv.gov.ua/UJRN/Nvmgu_eim_2017_25(1)__12 (in Ukrainian).

Yevropeiska Pravda (2017). What changed in Ukrainian economy after the Association Agreement. Retrieved from https://www.eurointegration.com.ua/articles/2017/05/18/7049377/ (in Ukrainian).


Посилання

  • Поки немає зовнішніх посилань.