The EU agreed on a trade preferences for Ukraine for the next three years

The European Union has agreed to expand the list of trade preferences for Ukraine. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Committee of permanent representatives of member countries of the EU in Brussels, reports UNIAN.

The idea of preferences arose during inter-institutional negotiations with the EU Council and the European Commission and agreed by the European Parliament’s Committee on international trade. Annual quotas increased to honey, tomatoes, wheat, corn etc. their validity will be up to three years.

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The final decision should be taken by the European Parliament during the plenary session in July and the EU Council. It is expected that it will be issued as a Supplement to the Agreement on deep and comprehensive free trade area between Ukraine and the EU. The Ukrainian government does not hide hope for positive economic effect of preferences and I hope that all formalities will be settled before the summit Ukraine-EU which will take place in Kyiv on July 13.

However, member countries of the European Union decided to extend sanctions against Russia. About this Twitter wrote the President of the European Council Donald Tusk.

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13, 2015, 19:37