OREANDA-NEWS. February 20, 2012. Ukrainian needs to increase its exports to develop the national economy, President Viktor Yanukovych said when talking to the JSC Krukivsky Carriage Works staff in Kremenchuk.

"The economy grew 5.2% in 2011, but 90% of this growth attributed to exports," said Viktor Yanukovych.

The President also expressed confidence that Ukraine needs to increase the share of high added value goods in its exports. "We should also advertise our products more widely, because only then the sales will grow," he added.