Ukraine is centrally located between three continents. Connected by land to the EU, Ukraine, is within one-time zone of Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. The sea ports in Ukraine are among the closest in Europe in proximity to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The convenient location of Ukraine's sea ports has recently caught the attention of international logistics investors. 


Most European cities are within two truck days of transit time with Ukraine. The country has 170,000 km of roadways and 22,000 km of railways connecting Ukraine with four EU member nations (Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania). Among European transport corridors, Ukraine has 4 out of the 10 largest corridors running through the country.

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  • ​​#1 route between Europe, Asia, and the Middle East [1]
  • #2 in Europe rail freight volumes [2]
  • #6 in world rail freight volumes [3]
  • #12 globally for railway coverage [4]
  • ​5 railway-ferry lines [5]
  • 11 days delivery from Europe to China [6]
  • 11 river ports and 40+ private port terminals [7]
  • ​13 seaports and 80+ private port terminals [8]
  • 15 minutes vessel clearance procedure in the ports [9]
  • 18 European routes pass through Ukraine [10]
  • ​18 international airports servicing the nation [11]
  • 70% growth in grain yield over last 10 years [12]  
  • 90%+ grain and oilseed exports exit Ukraine's sea ports [13] 
  • 190 countries import Ukrainian products [14]