“Of course, it takes into account the results of previous agreements. So this is a new document that we agree on,” said the Trade Representative of Ukraine. Gennadiy Chizhikov, head of the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UCCI), also commented on the nature of economic relations and told Anadolu Agency that merchandise trade between Ukraine and Turkey is experiencing positive growth of 15-20 percent on average. “The agreement must balance our economies that are already gradually coming together,” he said. This page lists the free trade agreements signed by Turkey.  In 1995, Turkey signed a customs union with the European Union for products other than agricultural products and services. Since 2018, the EU has been Turkey`s main trading partner, with 50% of its exports and 36% of its imports.  In addition, bilateral free trade agreements between Ukraine and Azerbaijan (adopted on 12 Uzbekistan (04 November 1995), Tajikistan (6 July 2001) and Turkmenistan (5 November 1994). Ukraine`s main trading partners in the CIS are the Russian Federation, Belarus, Moldova and Kazakhstan. “I and my friend Mr. Zelenskiy are on the same side,” he said.
“We agree with Mr. Zelenskiy that negotiations for a free trade agreement between our countries should be concluded quickly.” He said Turkish investments were made in the sectors of industry, information and telecommunications, wholesale and retail trade. The following agreements have been replaced by the EU-Turkey Customs Union: with the introduction of its new “Global Europe” trade strategy in 2006, the EU decided to focus on bilateral trade agreements as an instrument to boost growth. In line with this strategy to increase its competitiveness in global markets, the EU has started to negotiate free trade agreements with specific provisions on services, investment, public procurement and intellectual property rights. Turkey is preparing for such a changing environment. . . .