Prohibition of export of timber inhibits tranches from the EU

Запрет экспорта древесины тормозит транши от ЕС

A ban on the export of timber blocked the €1.2 billion from EU

The total amount of aid is € 1.2 billion.

Deputy Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine Nataliya Mykolska said that the ban of export of timber impedes access to the second and third tranches of the EU in the amount of 1.2 billion euros.

“Eliminating this irritant in trade is a necessary condition for the continuation of implementation in Ukraine of the Third program macro-financial assistance of the EU, where the second and third tranches is a total of 1.2 billion euros, as well as for further liberalization of trade with the EU”, – quotes the press-service of the Ministry reports.

We will remind, the Deputy Prime Minister for European integration in the new government Ivanka Klympush-Tsintsadze in late April announced that for the solution of the question of exports from Ukraine of the forest-the”logs” will be developed by the new bill, which must take into account both the interests of the city and the interests of the European Union.

According to her, in the interests of Kiev to stimulate timber processing within the country. While the EU insists on the inadmissibility of prohibitions on the export of certain categories of wood.

We will remind, the President Petro Poroshenko after a long pause signed a law prohibiting the export of timber for 10 years.

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