Ukraine: key facts and figures
The largest country within Europe — the area of Ukraine is 603,500 square kilometers.
Located at the crossroads of major transportation routes
Developed market economy — Ukraine enjoys a competitive agriculture industry, energy, metallurgy, chemicals and manufacturing industries, a high-tech industrial base, and a fast developing IT and high-tech sector.
A part of the global value chain — Ukraine currently has 18 free trade agreements with 47 countries. These free trade agreements include the game-changing free trade aspect of Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union, signed in 2014.
Brains & Grains — Ukraine’s educated workforce is highly respected around the world. According to the Good Country Index, Ukraine’s Science&Technology Global Contribution is ranked at an eye-popping 1st place in 2018, which accounts for the robust development of Ukraine’s IT industry. Ukraine is home to global firms that began as successful startups, including Grammarly, Depositphotos, MacPaw, Petcube. Oracle, Ring, Siemens, Cisco, Samsung have established major R&D facilities in Ukraine.