Photo from UNIAN Deficit of Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in goods in January-February 2019 was estimated at US$760 million, which was 4.5% up from the deficit recorded year-over-year (y-o-y). Exports of goods from Ukraine over the period under review rose by 7.9%, to $7.955 billion, while imports of goods to Ukraine grew by 7.6%, to $8.715 billion, according to the State Statistics Service&#39;s website. The ratio of coverage of imports by exports was 0.91 in January-February 2019, just like in 2018. Read alsoUkraine-EU trade grows by 6% in Q1 Over the period under review, Ukraine traded with partners from 202 countries. Exports of goods to the EU countries grew by 4%, to $3.457 billion, while imports of goods from the EU rose by 10.2%, to $3.626 billion. Exports of commodities to Russia shrank by 12.4%, to $475 million, while imports of goods from the Russian Federation decreased by 9%, to $1.160 billion. Earlier, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) estimated the deficit of Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade balance in January-February at $1.312 billion, which was almost twice the figure estimated by the State Statistics Service. UNIAN memo. The NBU estimated the deficit of Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in goods and services in 2018 at $11.492 billion, which was 32.9% up from the deficit reported in 2017. The State Statistics Service in turn estimated the deficit of Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in goods and services in 2018 at $5.826 billion, which was 2.3 times up against the deficit recorded in 2017 at $2.501 billion.