TBU Publications
Repository of TBU Publications

The current state and prospects of trade relations between Ukraine and the European Union: The Visegrad vector

DSpace Repository

Show simple item record

dc.title The current state and prospects of trade relations between Ukraine and the European Union: The Visegrad vector en
dc.contributor.author Moroz, Serhiy
dc.contributor.author Nagyová, Ludmila
dc.contributor.author Bilan, Yuriy
dc.contributor.author Horská, Elena
dc.contributor.author Poláková, Zuzana
dc.relation.ispartof Economic Annals-XXI
dc.identifier.issn 1728-6220 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 163
utb.relation.issue 1-2
dc.citation.spage 14
dc.citation.epage 21
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Institute of Society Transformation
dc.identifier.doi 10.21003/ea.V163-03
dc.relation.uri https://www.ceeol.com/search/article-detail?id=533997
dc.subject Foreign Trade en
dc.subject Export en
dc.subject Import en
dc.subject Ukraine en
dc.subject Visegrad Countries en
dc.subject Eastern Partnership en
dc.subject Free Trade Agreement en
dc.subject DCFTA en
dc.subject European Neighbourhood Policy en
dc.description.abstract The authors consider main trends and perspectives of trade relations between Ukraine and the Visegrad countries. There has been a significant reduction in Ukraine's foreign trade in recent years due to various factors related to the complicated economic situation and the military conflict in the East of Ukraine. In such adverse conditions, a gradual reorientation of the country's import and export trade flows from the Russian Federation towards the European Union is taking place, including the Visegrad countries. Ukrainian producers aim their efforts at diversification of markets and look for new business opportunities in this regard. The results of Ukraine's export trade with the V4 countries analysis showed that the country's operations with Poland, Czech Republic and Slovak Republic were focused mainly on raw materials. There was a different situation regarding Hungary, where machine building sector export showed a sound increase. Nevertheless, the share of primary goods in Ukraine-Hungary trade increased as well. At the same time, bad economic conditions and high level of inflation in Ukraine stipulated decrese in import trade of goods, in particular, with the V4 countries. It should be noted that substantial structural changes in foreign trade between the countries have not been observed. Other changes concerned different groups of raw materials and finished products. It means that most likely the changes were situational, and they were not caused by some new strategic directions regarding export activities. Intensification of foreign trade activities is essential to overcome the crisis situation in Ukraine and promote its economic development. In the context of DCFTA and the European Neighbourhood Policy realisation, particular attention should be given to elaboration of the national trade strategy and identification of export priorities, taking into account, on the one hand, the existing potential of the country, and, on the other hand, opportunities in international trade, which could be used to the full extent. If this strategy is implemented successfully, it will allow the country to improve its economic situation and integrate more effectively into the international trade system. © Institute of Society Transformation, 2017. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007361
utb.identifier.obdid 43876601
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85019009000
utb.identifier.wok 000404291300003
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-08T12:14:45Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-08T12:14:45Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Bilan, Yuriy
utb.fulltext.affiliation Serhiy Moroz PhD (Economics), Associate Professor, Department of Marketing and Trade, Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra 2 Tr. A. Hlinku Str., Nitra, 949 76, Slovak Republic smorozmail@gmail.com ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8136-3791 Ludmila Nagyova D.Sc. (Economics), Professor, Department of Marketing and Trade, Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra 2 Tr. A. Hlinku Str., Nitra, 949 76, Slovak Republic ludmila.nagyova@uniag.sk ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5220-2857 Yuriy Bilan D.Sc. (Economics), Research Associate, Centre of Applied Economic Research, Faculty of Management and Economics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin 5139 Mostni Str., Zlin, 760 01, Czech Republic yuriy_bilan@yahoo.co.uk ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0268-009X Elena Horska D.Sc. (Economics), Professor, Department of Marketing and Trade, Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra 2 Tr. A. Hlinku Str., Nitra, 949 76, Slovak Republic elena.horska@uniag.sk ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4973-9573 Zuzana Polakova PhD (Economics), Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Faculty of Economics and Management, Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra 2 Tr. A. Hlinku Str., Nitra, 949 76, Slovak Republic zuzana.polakova@uniag.sk ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3271-6225
utb.fulltext.dates Received 10.11.2016
utb.fulltext.references 1. Bilan, Yu. (2009). Increase Diversification through Strengthened Enabling Environment for Entrepreneurship: A Focus on Skill Endowments and Export Orientation (Example of Hungary and Poland). Economics & Sociology, 2(2), 33-45. Retrieved from http://www.economics-sociology.eu/files/04%5B4%5D.pdf 2. Brandi, C. (2014). Successful Export Promotion: Lessons from Emerging Economies. International Trade Forum, 4, 16-17. Retrieved from http://www.tradeforum.org/uploadedFiles/TradeForum-2014-4LR.pdf 3. Butyter, D., & Wachowska, M. (2015). Foreign trade and innovation: evidence from Ukraine, Journal of International Studies, 8(1), 173-182. doi: https://doi.org/10.14254/2071-8330.2015/8-1/15 4. Clowes, D. (2013). Polish-Ukrainian Bilateral Trade Relations (2006-2011): Growth in the Exchange of Goods Endowed with Higher Levels of Technology. Actual Problems of Economics, 146(8), 308-314. 5. Dabrowski, M., & Taran, S. (2012). Is Free Trade with the EU Good for Ukraine? CASE Network E-briefs, 6. Retrieved from http://www.case-research.eu/sites/default/files/publications/2012-06_Dabrowski_Taran.pdf 6. DiPietro, W. R., & Anoruo, E. (2006). Creativity, Innovation, and Export Performance. Journal of Policy Modeling, 28, 133-139. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpolmod.2005.10.001 7. Duhinets, G., & Tronko, V. (2015). Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area between Ukraine and EU (DCFTA): Realities and Prospects. Ekonomichnyi chasopys-XXI (Economic Annals-XXI), 155(11-12), 10-13. Retrieved from http://soskin.info/userfiles/file/Economic-Annals-pdf/S155-0002(02)010.pdf 8. ECORYS and CASE (2007). Global Analysis Report for the EU-Ukraine TSIA, Ref: TRADE06/D01, Rotterdam. Retrieved from http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2007/june/tradoc_135010.pdf 9. Fitzova, H., & Zidek, L. (2015). Impact of Trade on Economic Growth in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Economics and Sociology, 8(2), 36-50. doi: https://doi.org/10.14254/2071-789X.2015/8-2/4 10. Frey, M., & Olekseyuk, Z. (2014). A General Equilibrium Evaluation of the Fiscal Costs of Trade Liberalization in Ukraine. Empirica, 41(3), 505-540. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10663-014-9249-z 11. Grazzi, M., & Tomasi, C. (2016). Indirect Exporters and Importers. Review of World Economics, 152(2), 251-281. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10290-016-0245-1 12. Gylfason, T., Martinez-Zarzoso, I., & Wijkman, P. M. (2015). Free Trade Agreements, Institutions and the Exports of Eastern Partnership Countries. Journal of Common Market Studies, 53(6), 1214-1229. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jcms.12275 13. Harbuzyuk, O., & Lutz, S. (2008). Analyzing Trade Opening in Ukraine: Effects of a Customs Union with the EU. Economic Change and Restructuring, 41(3), 221-238. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10644-008-9050-8 14. Hoekman, B. M, Jensen, J., & Tarr, D. (2013). A Vision for Ukraine in the World Economy: Defining a Trade Policy Strategy that Leverages Global Opportunities. European University Institute. Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Policy Paper 2013/25; Global Governance Programme. Retrieved from http://cadmus.eui.eu//handle/1814/28961 15. Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (2010). Costs and Benefits of FTA between Ukraine and the European Union, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://www.ier.com.ua/files/Books/Ocinka_vytrat/ocinka_vitrat_eng.pdf 16. International Renaissance Foundation and Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting (2015). Autonomous Trade Preferences: Impact on Ukrainian Exports, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://www.ier.com.ua/files//publications/Books/PP%20on%20ATP_en.pdf 17. Kharlamova, G., & Vertelieva, O. (2013). The international competitiveness of countries: Economic-mathematical approach, Economics and Sociology, 6(2), 39-52. doi: https://doi.org/10.14254/2071-789X.2013/6-2/4 18. Kharlamova, G. (2014), Investment attractiveness of Ukrainian regions: rating assessment and marketing promotion. Journal of International Studies, 7(1), 9-26. doi: https://doi.org/10.14254/2071-8330.2014/7-1/1 19. Lane, D. (2007). In or Out of Europe? What Prospects for Ukraine? Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 8(4), 495-504. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15705850701640959 20. Leonidou, L. C., Palihawadana, D., & Theodosiou, M. (2011). National Export-Promotion Programs as Drivers of Organizational Resources and Capabilities: Effects on Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Performance. Journal of International Marketing, 19(2), 1-29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1509/jimk.19.2.1 21. Lederman, D., Olarreaga, M., & Payton, L. (2010). Export Promotion Agencies: Do They Work? Journal of Development Economics, 91, 257-265. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2009.09.003 22. Love, J. H., Roper, S., & Zhou, Y. (2016). Experience, Age and Exporting Performance in UK SMEs. International Business Review, 25(4), 806-819. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibusrev.2015.10.001 23. Sadowski, R. (2012, October 15). The Prospects for the EU-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement. OSW Commentary, 94. Retrieved from http://www.osw.waw.pl/en/publikacje/osw-commentary/2012-10-18/prospects-eu-ukraine-free-trade-agreement 24. Shepotylo, O. (2010). A Gravity Model of Net Benefits of EU Membership: The Case of Ukraine. Journal of Economic Integration, 25(4), 676-702. doi: https://doi.org/10.11130/jei.2010.25.4.676 25. Smith, A., Pickles, J., Bucek, M., Begg, R., & Roukova, P. (2008). Reconfiguring «Post-socialist» Regions: Cross-border Networks and Regional Competition in the Slovak and Ukrainian Clothing Industry. Global Networks, 8(3), 281-307. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1471-0374.2008.00196.x 26. State Statistics Service of Ukraine (2011). Cooperation between Ukraine and EU countries in 2010. Statistical Yearbook, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/druk/katalog/Zovn_torg/Z_spivr2010.zip 27. State Statistics Service of Ukraine (2015). Ukraine’s Foreign Trade 2014. Statistical Yearbook, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/druk/publicat/kat_u/2015/zb/06/zb_zt_pdf.zip 28. State Statistics Service of Ukraine (2016a). Cooperation between Ukraine and EU countries in 2015. Statistical Yearbook, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://ukrstat.gov.ua/druk/publicat/kat_u/2016/zb/06/zb_sukES2015pdf.zip 29. State Statistics Service of Ukraine (2016b). Ukraine’s Foreign Trade 2015. Statistical Yearbook, Kyiv. Retrieved from http://www.ukrstat.gov.ua/druk/publicat/kat_u/2015/zb/06/zb_zt_pdf.zip 30. Szeptycki, A. (2016). Poland-Ukraine Relations. UNISCI Discussion Papers, 40, 57-76. Retrieved from https://revistas.ucm.es/index.php/RUNI/article/view/51806 31. Vavryshchuk, V. (2007). Ukraine’s Trade Specialization: What Revealed Comparative Advantages Have to Say. Problems of Economic Transition, 50(7), 37-45. doi: https://doi.org/10.2753/PET1061-1991500703 32. Van der Loo, G., & Van Elsuwege, P. (2012). Competing Paths of Regional Economic Integration in the Post-Soviet Space: Legal and Political Dilemmas for Ukraine. Review of Central and East European Law, 37, 421-447. doi: https://doi.org/10.1163/092598812X13274154887060 33. World Bank Group (2016). Doing Business 2016, Economy Rankings. Retrieved from http://www.doingbusiness.org/rankings
utb.fulltext.sponsorship -
Find Full text

Files in this item

Show simple item record