The decision to impose special customs duties on dairy products from Moldova and Ukraine adopted Tuesday by the government of Transnistria, said the press service of the Cabinet.
The initiator of this decision, Deputy Minister of economic development Dmitry Boltrushko explained the need for the imposition of duties at the critical situation of the industry. According to his statement, due to the devaluation of the Ukrainian hryvnia Moldovan LEU imported Dairy products imported to Transdniestria, fell so that local products have become totally uncompetitive, reports RIA " Novosti ".
"If we currently do not take any action, then the Russian manufacturers will not be allowed to develop, which means no work can be of the order of 20 thousand People and a year and a half, we run the risk of getting into a situation where you will need to supply 100% of imports of these categories of items from abroad. But already at higher prices, because inflation will catch up with the devaluation, " - noted Boltrushko. The report notes that the decision of the government to impose special customs duties on imported dairy products will equalize the price of imported and local products and make rules for fair competition. Dairy products PMR was more expensive imported by 10-25%. Also, these fees are expected to enter on imported mineral and sweet carbonated water and certain kinds of confectionery products. Transnistria, 60% of the inhabitants are Russians and Ukrainians sought to secede from Moldova even before the destruction of the USSR, fearing that the wave of nationalism Moldova will join Romania. In 1992, after the failed attempt of the authorities of Moldova the power to solve the problem, Transnistria was in fact beyond the control of the Chisinau area. On the first day of the week it was announced that the 66 public organizations of Transnistria declared the decision to go with complaints to the President of Russia, If the Republic loomed the Danger of a new war. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov later said that Moscow had not received any requests for assistance. In September last year the Minister of foreign Affairs of Moldova Natalia Gherman from the rostrum of the UN General Assembly announced that the Russian Federation must withdraw its peacekeepers from Transnistria, and they will be replaced by an International civilian mission. However, Moscow considers attempts by Moldova and Ukraine of the extrusion from Transnistria Russian peacekeepers unfriendly shares, undermining the foundations of the peacekeeping operation.