Federal Minister Altmaier visiting Ukraine and Russia from 13 to 15 May 2018

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Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier will be visiting Ukraine and Russia from 13 to 15 May 2018.

Federal Minister Altmaier will be holding talks with Prime Minister Volodymyr Hrojsman in Kyiv. He will also be meeting with members of the Russian government. In addition, Minister Altmaier will be meeting with representatives of German companies in both countries. The visit by a delegation will also be accompanied by press representatives.

In 2017, bilateral trade with Ukraine reached a volume of €6.63 billion (an increase of 19.3% over the preceding year), while bilateral trade with Russia totalled €57.29 billion (a rise of 19.3% over the preceding year).