Regional differentiation of commodity trade of Ukraine with Poland
Volodymyr Lazhnik, Serhii Puhach, Andrii Maister
Geographia Polonica (2020) vol. 93, iss. 3, pp. 421-442 | Full text
The purpose of this article is to examine the status of the Ukrainian-Polish bilateral trade links, to identifyregional characteristics and disparities in the Ukrainian commodity trade with Poland. The place of Polandin the geographical structure of commodity exports and imports with regard to Ukrainian regions has beenstudied. Balance and connectivity coefficients of commodity trade with Poland have been calculated for 25 regionsof Ukraine. Regionally influenced differentiations between the Ukrainian and Polish regional commoditytrade links have been revealed. The groups of Ukrainian regions have been determined on the basis of the levelof their commodity trade balance and type of external trade links with Poland.
Keywords: export, import, commodity trade, trade balance coefficient, trade connectivity coefficient, transport linkages, Ukraine, Poland
Volodymyr Lazhnik [email@example.com], Faculty of International Relations Lesia Ukrainka Eastern European National University Volia Avenue, 13, 43000 Lutsk: Ukraine
Serhii Puhach [firstname.lastname@example.org], Faculty of Geography Lesia Ukrainka Eastern European National University Volia Avenue, 13, 43000 Lutsk: Ukraine
Andrii Maister [email@example.com], Open International University of Human Development “Ukraine” Heorhii Honhadze Street, 5, 43020 Lutsk: Ukraine