Prime Minister of
Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk instructed the State Fiscal Service to solve the
problem of existing of a black grain market and buying crops for cash and to
take immediate steps to root out such illegal grain market. He announced at the
Government session on Wednesday, August 12.
stressed: "There have emerged frequent cases when current harvest is purchased
by cash. And they say the price is even higher than by “cash free”. So, it is a
scheme either to legalize laundered money or any other scheme, perhaps, to
refund value added tax".
The Head of
Government commissioned the State Fiscal Service in synergy with grain market
operators to take urgent steps to deshadow this
market "and find out what's happening in the market of purchasing grains
and why such significant quantities of off-the book cash circulate in the