Duties on import of cars from Europe can grow 10%

Пошлины на ввоз авто из Европы могут вырасти на 10%

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved the procedure of application of special import duties on vehicles from Europe. According to a government decision, reports “UNIAN”, such measures are designed to protect the domestic auto industry.

Spermary themselves represent a temporary increase to 10% import duties on passenger cars from countries of the European Union. According to the proposal of the Ministry of economic development and trade, special measures can be taken in three cases.

First: if the number of imported of cars to Ukraine from the EU in one year will reach 45 million units and their share in domestic consumption will be more than 20%.

Second: in case the Ministry noted an increase in the total volume of import of cars from European origin during the last 12-month period on maximum volume of all primary registrations of passenger cars in Ukraine for the same period.

The third condition for the introduction of special duties, may be causing significant damage to the national automotive industry.

Recall that the corresponding draft resolution was developed by the Ministry of economic development and trade and submitted in a Cabin in the middle of December.
At the same time Verkhovnogo Rada adopted in first reading the bill exempting from taxation duty products for defense purposes.

In September, Ukraine abolished the effect over several years, such protective measures. Spermary was cancelled pursuant to the terms of agreement on the rules and procedures of WTO dispute settlement.