Ukraine introduces special duties on all Russian goods

Украина вводит специальную пошлину на все российские товары

The government 15 may adopted initiated by the Ministry of economic development decisions on application of special tariffs on all goods originating from the Russian Federation, the press service of the Cabinet.

With the exception of sensitive imports, such as coal, coke, gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas and pharmaceuticals.

Therefore, from August 1, 2019, the importation into the customs territory of Ukraine of goods originated from the Russian Federation, irrespective of other duties, introduced a special duty in percentage to customs value of the goods at certain rates.

Paid the fee will be accumulated in a special Fund of the state budget and used to Finance import substitution measures.

In addition, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision to expand the list of prohibited for import to Ukraine of goods originated from Russia.

Now to import into the territory of Ukraine is prohibited Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, cement and similar hydraulic cements, dyed or undyed, finished or in the form of clinkers, but also plywood, veneered panels and similar materials from layered wood.

According to estimates, the import of cement products from Russia to the territory of Ukraine in the 2018 to almost $17 million, the Volume of imports of plywood from Russia in 2018 was approximately $19.7 million