Exporting to the European Union via Ukraine

Benefit from nearshoring in Ukraine by leveraging  their competitive labour, and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) costs. This strategy to accessing the European market provides direct access to the 42 million consumers in Ukraine, as well as the entire EU market.

Advantages of nearshoring in Ukraine

Canadian companies have a unique opportunity to use Ukraine as their manufacturing or assembly base, cutting logistics costs and increasing product access. Several major European brands have recently found it cost-effective to move their manufacturing hubs to Ukraine for this reason.

Why Ukraine:

Directly borders four EU countries

Free trade facilitates the flow of goods between Canada, Ukraine and the EU

Re-exporting from Ukraine to the EU

Free trade agreements

Guides to understanding the EU market

Challenges you may face

Get help from a trade commissioner

We can help connect you find qualified contacts, or help you to solve a market access problem.

Contact a trade commissioner in Ukraine

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