Photo from UNIAN Last year, remittances to Ukraine by Ukrainian migrant workers employed in Poland amounted to US$3.6 billion, according to Marcin Przydacz, the MFA Poland Undersecretary of State. Speaking at the 12th Kyiv Security Forum, Przydacz noted that Poland had been steadily accepting Ukrainian migrant workers, according to an UNIAN correspondent. Over the past few years, the official said, thousands of Ukrainians benefited from the opportunities Poland is offering, transferring to their families the money earned. In 2018 alone, the sum wired was $3.6 billion, which is "over 3% of Ukrainian GDP," the official said. Read alsoUkraine gets record US$14 bln in remittances in 2018 – World Bank Another positive factor in bilateral relations is a growing trade turnover, which in 2018 was at $8.3 billion. As UNIAN reported earlier, the Ministry of Social Policies of Ukraine said the number of migrant workers in 2018 amounted to 7 to 9 million, while the number of those permanently residing beyond Ukraine is under 3.2 million. Overall remittances to Ukraine from migrant workers in 2018 stood at $11 billion.