The Government of
Ukraine proposes to set up a trade representative office in Brussels,
Washington, China, Egypt, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and Turkey, announced
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the Cabinet’s meeting on
Wednesday, November 25.
reminded that on January 1, 2016 the Agreement on free trade area between
Ukraine and the European Union would enter into force.
"expects Russia’s introduction of economic embargo against Ukraine,"
he stressed, adding that "each such decision of Russia will entail an
appropriate decision of Ukraine."
that from January 1, through the introduced restrictions by Russia, Ukrainian
exports will decline by US$ 600 million. But we have new opportunities
primarily due to the Agreement on free trade area with the European
Union", said the Head of Government.
Aimed at the
development of Ukrainian exports, providing an opportunity to diversify markets
and enhance the delivery of qualitative and competitive Ukrainian products
abroad, the Government will trigger the establishment of eight trade missions
of Ukraine in Brussels, Washington, China, Egypt, Germany, Poland, Switzerland
and Turkey, Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.
law, it is within the competence of the President of Ukraine, and I believe
that the President of Ukraine will support the drive of the Government,"
Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.
Minister informed that following week Gov’t officials
would hold a meeting with the largest Ukrainian exporters: "The meeting
will concern a definite action plan on how to expand the geography of Ukrainian
exports and to support Ukrainian exporters in their strive to ramp up production".