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Key facts

Population: 44,209,733 (July 2016 est.)
Official language: Ukrainian
Currency: Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)
Important ministry: Ministry of Education and Science
Official statistics office:
Statistics Service of Ukraine
Trade Associations:
Ukrainian Book ChamberUkrainian Publishers and Booksellers Association (UPBA),, the Ukrainian Book Institute (set up in 2016 no website), and Ukrainian Library Association
Annual Book Fair: Lviv International Book Fair held over four days in September and the - International Arsenal Book Festival, is also held in Kiev for five days but in May
VAT on books: Zero-rated for both print and ebooks
Fixed book price system: No


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