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Ostap Semerak: The Government will approve sector plans to expand export capacity of Ukrainian manufacturers
11.11.2014 | 13:03
Press service of Minister of Cabinet of Ministers

According to the Action Plan for the implementation of the Association Agreement, the ministries are now developing over 160 sector plans for the execution of the EU regulations and directives. The Minister of the Cabinet of Ministers Ostap Semerak said at a briefing during the media day organized by the Government for the representatives of regional and national media November 10, 2014.

Ostap Semerak expressed hope that by the end of the week the ministries and central executive authorities would complete the tasks that had been set by the Cabinet of Ministers, and would submit the drafts sector plans to the Government.

"Certainly, their considering and approval will take certain time. But I hope that the incumbent Government will approve these sector plans," added the top official.

The Minister explained that the mentioned sector plans are elaborated targeting to harmonize the Ukrainian legislation with the EU laws in each area. First of all, it regards human rights. Also targeting to expand export opportunities for Ukrainian producers.

The official reminded that the preparation of the Action Plan was taking place in close cooperation with the colleagues from the EU, in particular, substantial expert assistance in the process of work on it was provided by the Support Group for Ukraine.

Moreover, Ostap Semerak added that the Cabinet of Ministers would recommend a new Parliament to introduce the post of Vice Prime Minister for European integration.

According to the top official, it would contribute to a greater optimization of work carried out by the Government, as  it is much required in the process of implementation of the Association Agreement.


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