The Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade of Ukraine reported on the establishment of facts of discriminatory and unfriendly actions on the part of the Republic of Belarus regarding the legal rights and interests of subjects of foreign economic activity of the country - automotive enterprises and the application of adequate measures.
According to the results of the investigation, it was established that the Government of the Republic of Belarus created artificial barriers in relation to wheeled vehicles imported from Ukraine in the form of a recycling fee and unequal conditions for participation in public procurement, as a result of which it is difficult for the products of Ukrainian enterprises to enter the market of the Republic of Belarus.
"Such actions of the Republic of Belarus contradict Articles 5 and 6 of the Agreement on a free trade zone of 18.10.2011 (CIS), article 2 of the Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Belarus on free trade of 17.12.1992 and are considered discriminatory and unfriendly actions in understanding of the provisions of the Law and the procedure, "- said in the decision of the commission.
As a result, the commission established the rate of a special duty on imports of Belarusian cars and special equipment to Ukraine at 35% of the customs value.
Motor vehicles for the carriage of goods with a piston internal combustion engine with compression ignition with a gross vehicle weight of more than 5 tons, but not more than 20 tons and a vehicle weight of more than 20 tons, which are classified according to codes 8704 22 91 00 and 8704 23 91 00 according to UKTVED (dump trucks and special equipment); separate motor vehicles for special purposes, namely: trucks for emergency repairs, truck cranes, road cleaning vehicles, water washing vehicles, workshop vehicles, hydraulic lifts, new, which are classified according to codes 8705 10 00 00 and 8705 90 80 90 according to UKTVED.
The Commission's decision comes into force 10 days after the publication of this message.