Why does Ukraine matter?

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How the independent, sovereign, democratic nation of Ukraine ranks:

  • 1st in Europe in proven recoverable reserves of uranium ores;
  • 2nd place in Europe and 10th place in the world in terms of titanium ore reserves;
  • 2nd place in the world in terms of explored reserves of manganese ores (2.3 billion tons, or 12% of the world’s reserves);
  • 2nd largest iron ore reserves in the world (30 billion tons);
  • 2nd place in Europe in terms of mercury ore reserves;
  • 3rd place in Europe (13th place in the world) in shale gas reserves (22 trillion cubic meters)
  • 4th in the world by the total value of natural resources;
  • 7th place in the world in coal reserves (33.9 billion tons)

Ukraine is an agricultural country:

  • 1st in Europe in terms of arable land area;
  • 3rd place in the world by the area of black soil (25% of world’s volume);
  • 1st place in the world in exports of sunflower and sunflower oil;
  • 2nd place in the world in barley production and 4th place in barley exports;
  • 3rd largest producer and 4th largest exporter of corn in the world;
  • 4th largest producer of potatoes in the world;
  • 5th largest rye producer in the world;
  • 5th place in the world in bee production (75,000 tons);
  • 8th place in the world in wheat exports;
  • 9th place in the world in the production of chicken eggs;
  • 16th place in the world in cheese exports.
  • Ukraine can meet the food needs of 600 million people.

Ukraine is an industrialized country:

  • 1st in Europe in ammonia production;
  • 2-е Europe’s and 4th largest natural gas pipeline system in the world (142.5 bln cubic meters of gas throughput capacity in the EU);
  • 3rd largest in Europe and 8th largest in the world in terms of installed capacity of nuclear power plants;
  • 3rd place in Europe and 11th in the world in terms of rail network length (21,700 km);
  • 3rd place in the world (after the U.S. and France) in production of locators and locating equipment;
  • 3rd largest iron exporter in the world
  • 4th largest exporter of turbines for nuclear power plants in the world;
  • 4th world’s largest manufacturer of rocket launchers;
  • 4th place in the world in clay exports
  • 4th place in the world in titanium exports
  • 8th place in the world in exports of ores and concentrates;
  • 9th place in the world in exports of defence industry products;
  • 10th largest steel producer in the world (32.4 million tons).

Source: Andriy Futey – Ukrainian Congress Committee of America Ukrainian World Congress – Свiтовий Конґрес Українців

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