Trade between Ukraine and the United States grew by over 70% in more than a year.

"Our trade has grown by more than 70% in a bit more than a year. No country in the world is showing such a growth and this is the realization of my arrangements in the White House we reached with President Trump last year," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton in Kyiv on Friday, August 24.

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According to Poroshenko, this is due to shipments of American coal to Ukrainian thermal power plants, supplies of nuclear fuel to Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the construction of a centralized storage facility for spent nuclear fuel, investment in agriculture, and the supply of railway locomotives.

"And I am confident that we can take additional steps to expand our cooperation right now," Poroshenko added.