REUTERS Ukraine’s balance of foreign trade in goods and services in 2017 saw a deficit at $6.848 billion, which is 25.2% more than the deficit recorded in 2016. The figure includes the year&#39;s deficit of foreign trade in goods which grew 31.9%, up to $9.158 billion, as reported on the website of the National Bank of Ukraine. The surplus of foreign trade in services increased 1.6 times, up to $2,310 billion, the report reads. Read alsoDeficit of Ukraine&#39;s consolidated budget shrinks to US$1.5 bln in 2017As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine’s foreign trade balance in 2016 was reduced to a surplus of $337.3 million, which is 11 times lower than the surplus for 2015 at $3.828 billion, according to the State Statistics Service. At the same time, according to the NBU data, the balance of foreign trade in goods and services in 2016 was reduced to a deficit of $5.581 billion.