President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich said that he is happy with the positive tendencies in of trade-economic partnership with Kazakhstan, Interfax-Kazakhstan reports.
The statement was made during his phone conversation with Nursultan Nazarbayev. The presidents noted the need to further intensify bilateral relations between the countries.
As per Ukrainian President’s press-service, bilateral trade was increasing in the passed months of 2011. The overall trade turnover grew 50.1 percent compared to the same period of 2010 and made $557 million. Export increased by 33.9 percent to $348.4 million, and import grew 88.2 percent up to $208.6 million.