Photo from UNIAN Exports of Ukrainian goods in January-March of 2019 (Q1) grew by 7.4% year-over-year (y-o-y), to US$12.3 billion. The European Union remains the major importer of Ukrainian products, its share is 42.7% in the country&#39;s overall volume of exports. "Products of the agricultural and metallurgy industries are in the greatest demand. Moreover, grain exports in Q1 grew by 52%," reads a statement posted on the Government&#39;s portal, referring to the State Statistics Service&#39;s data. Read alsoUkraine grain exports at over 44 mln tonnes from July 1 Exports of services over the period under review rose by 12.3% to $2.87 billion. In this segment, the EU market is also in the lead with a 33.6% share. "Services in the area of transportation, telecommunications, business, as well as science and processing industry were most demanded," the report said. As UNIAN reported earlier, the deficit of Ukraine&#39;s foreign trade in goods and services in 2018 totaled $11.492 billion, which was 32.9% up from the deficit at $8.644 billion posted in 2017.