On June 30 the meeting of the National Council of reforms with the participation of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky was presented the concept of reforming the customs, reports the website of the President.
In particular, customs planned to turn it into a service for businesses with the increase of salaries of customs officers, upgrading customs infrastructure, automation and digitalization of the customs system.
“The main concept of an open customs area is that we move away from the classic stamp and turn it into a paid service”, – said the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the reforms of Mikhail Saakashvili.
Zelensky in his concluding remarks on the reform of customs expressed the idea that the head of customs should be the Manager who will be able to implement our plans and be responsible for the timing of the introduction of innovations.
According to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine, in may, the State customs service not fulfilled the plan of state budget revenues by 14.8%.
4 Mar Zelensky has expressed dissatisfaction with the customs due to smuggling. “Tell us about the resolute and uncompromising fight against smuggling, but now it seems that in this battle, the smuggling sends custom knockout. The customs shall not collect likes on Facebook, and the money in the state Treasury,” – said the head of state during a speech in the Verkhovna Rada. March 24, at the time head Kostamojen service Maxim nefodov was dismissed.
The national Council of reforms was established in 2014 but in 2018 was not functioning. 7 may 2020 Zelensky Saakashvili appointed Chairman of the Executive Committee of reforms. The composition of the national Council of reforms President made 54 people, today there made, and the first Vice-speaker of Parliament Ruslan Stefanchuk.
The Verkhovna Rada