European Commission offered to abolish customs duties and quotas on goods from Ukraine – Shmygal




On April 27 the European Commission offered to suspend for a year the import dutiy on all Ukrainian export to the EU. The prime-minister Denys Shmygal wrote on his Telegram channel, calling the decision “an unprecedented gesture of support”.

“The EU has never before taken such large-scale trade liberalization measures towards any country. This opens up additional opportunities for our business, and our products become more competitive on the European market. We have been negotiating the abolition of customs duties with our European colleagues, and we are grateful that they heard us and supported Ukraine" - the Prime Minister said.

He also added that the Cabinet of Ministers has agreements and is negotiating with Poland, Romania, Lithuania, Germany and other countries "to allow our exports through the ports of these countries."