The European Parliament gave Ukraine additional trade preferences

In the European Parliament signed the decision on granting Ukraine the additional trade preferences.

The document was signed by the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, Deputy Minister for European Affairs of the presidency of the EU Estonia Matti Maasikas, writes UNIAN.

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It is noted that the ceremony was also attended by the Rapporteur of the European Parliament on this issue Jaroslav Walesa.

The document will come into force after having promulgated in Official journal of the EU. It is expected that this will happen at the end of September.

We will remind, earlier European Parliament I supported the decision to grant trade concessions to Ukraine. In particular, should be increased quotas for tomatoes, wheat, corn and honey, but not to the extent as earlier proposed by the European Commission, the urea from the proposals excluded.

In chastnosti, established the following annual quotas: for honey – 2,5 thousand tons of processed tomato – 3 thousand tons, wheat – 65 thousand tons, corn – 625 thousand tons, barley – 325 thousand tons.

Preferences have to enter in the autumn term of three years, as a Supplement to the Agreement on the establishment of deep and comprehensive free trade area.

Last year in September, the European Commission proposed to raise the import quotas on some Ukrainian goods. In particular, corn – 650 thousand tons, wheat – by 100 thousand tons, barley – 350 thousand tons, cereals and processed grain – by 7.8 thousand tons, oats – by 4 thousand tons, copper – by 3 thousand tons, grape juice 500 tons of processed tomatoes – 5 thousand tons.

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4 Jul, 18:01