Overview of the Printing Industry in Ukraine and How to Buy Printers and Ink

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An Overview of Ukraine

  • Ukraine has a population of 43.73 million people.
  • Capital: Kyiv
  • Official Language: Ukrainian
  • Total Area: 603,628 KM2
  • Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)

Economic Statistics of Ukraine

  • Ukraine has reached a GDP of 149.54 billion USD as of 2021 estimation. Its largest industries are:
  • Coal
  • Electric power
  • Ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Chemicals
  • Food processing
  • The breakdown of Ukraine GDP Composition in 2019 is as follows;
  • Agriculture 9%
  • Industry 22.6%
  • Services 54.4%
  • The leading importers of Ukraine's goods are;
  • China 7.2%
  • Poland 6.6%
  • Russia 6.5%
  • Turkey 5.2%
  • Italy 4.9%
  • While the top exporters to Ukraine are;
  • Russia 14.1%
  • China 13.3%
  • Germany 10.4%
  • Belarus 6.6%
  • Poland 6.4%

The Printing Industry in Ukraine

  • As the Economy of Ukraine grows, there is an increased need for printers, consumables such as inks, make-ups, and cleaning solutions.
  • Ukraine is preparing to hold one Printing Industry Trade Show in May 2021 to promote the sector.
  • Most Ukrainian printing companies like Printing House Design, Triada and Alt-Media Group have embraced innovative printing technologies. The companies aim to use modern technologies in the printing sector due to improved living standards among the Ukrainian people.
  • As a result, more Ukrainian people are searching for printers for sale from local and international manufacturers.

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The Packaging Industry in Ukraine

  • The food processing and packaging industry are one of the largest sectors in Ukraine. In 2019, the country's total food, beverage, and tobacco products amounted to $20billion (26.6% of the total industrial output).
  • Also, the country will be hosting the International Forum of Food Industry and Packaging, the main event of the packaging and food industry in Ukraine, in June 2021. It is the connecting link between suppliers and manufacturers of equipment, processing, packaging and manufacturing companies.
  • Through the event, the participants learn the importance of sustainable packaging materials in the food industry. As a result, it boosts the packaging industry in Ukraine even for future purposes.
  • This boosting economy in Ukraine will increase the demand for Inkjet printers, printing equipment, printing parts, and printing consumables such as inks, make-ups, and cleaning solutions.

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The Manufacturing Industry in Ukraine

  • The manufacturing industry is one of the significant sectors in the country's productivity and revenue. The sector accounts for 13% of total Ukraine's GDP. Also, it is the 2nd largest contributor after the wholesale and retail trade.
  • Besides, the country has a primary ferrous industry, and it ranks among the top steel producers globally. The Ukraine manufacturing industry's primary products are transportation equipment, ferrous metals, food products, chemicals, and other heavy machinery.
  • Ukraine is a significant exporter of manufacturing industry products to other nations. It exports motor vehicles, essential metals, wood products and timer.
  • Hence Ukraine's expanding manufacturing sector has increased demand for printing and industrial ink such as Videojet ink, Inkjet refills and Hitachi parts.

Sea Ports and Trading Hubs of Ukraine

  • Port of Odessa
  • Port of Ilyichevsk
  • Port of Yuzhniy
  • Port Reni
  • Port of Nikolaev

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Camainks use port of Odessa when exporting printing products to Ukraine

For importing Inkjet printers, Citronix printers, Videojet inks, and other spare parts, Camainks uses Odessa's largest port when exporting to our clients in Ukraine. We have shipped items such as Laser printers, Inkjet printers, CIJ printers, and specialized brands of printer consumables, including;

  • Videojet inks
  • Domino inks
  • Willett inks
  • And other spare parts.

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What Printers and Ink Do Ukraine Import?

Although Ukraine has some manufacturers for printers and ink like Risograph ink and Domino Inkjet printer, Ukraine still needs to import from countries like Russia, China, and Germany. This demand for importing printers and ink in Ukraine is due to its fast-growing economy. Some printers, ink, and related consumables that Ukraine imports from these countries include,

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What Regulations Are There on Importing Printers and Ink to Ukraine?

  • The Customs Code of Ukraine regulates the importation of goods to Ukraine.
  • Also, there is a system known as Single Window that exchange information between different control and customs authorities about goods entering Ukraine.
  • The importer needs to submit scanned copies of goods imported and an electronic message with a pursuant electronic signature to the Resolution of the Cabinet Ministers of Ukraine.
  • Within four hours after receiving the message, an authorized officer of the controlling body verifies the document.
  • To import chemicals/hazardous materials to Ukraine, you require prior approval from the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine before receiving an automatic or manual import license issued by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.
  • Because inks contain hazardous chemicals, it is crucial to follow Ukraine's import regulations.

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Why Should Ukraine Import Printers and Ink?

  1. Availability- The local industry has limited capacity, and some Ukrainian clients require printers and ink promptly.
  2. High Product Cost - Given the domestic competition in Ukraine, printers and the continuous ink supply are more expensive to buy domestically than on the world market.
  3. Product Quality - While most international suppliers have a good brand reputation and quality, some smaller domestic manufacturers in Ukraine can have variant product quality.

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Where Can I Buy Printers and Ink for Ukraine?

If you are looking for individual use printers and inks, there are many domestic manufacturers and distributors available in Ukraine. However, if you are looking for large quantities of inks, make-ups and cleaning solutions, Camainks has been exporting print products such as Videojet ink, Linx printing technologies, and Markem Imaje 2200 clients in Ukraine. Feel free to contact us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +86-131-2037-9271 for a FREE quotation.

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