Ukraine, Turkey agree 90% of positions on free trade area – Kubiv

Ukraine, Turkey agree 90% of positions on free trade area – Kubiv

Ukraine and Turkey have already considered more than 21,500 positions on a free trade agreement.

Ukraine’s First Vice Prime Minister - Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv stated this at a meeting of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Economic Policy Issues, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"On May 3-4, the 10th round of negotiations was held. With more than 21,000 components, we reached a positive result. But there are still about 1,500 components to be coordinated. We are talking about expanding agrarian production markets, we are talking about tariff quotas. We are talking about export duties, export subsidies," Kubiv said.

He noted that 90% of positions on the FTA with Turkey had already been agreed.

As Ukrinform reported, in January-April 2018, Ukraine exported goods worth $15.5 billion, most of all - to the EU, Russia, Turkey, India and Egypt.


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