Introduced in September fresh punishment of Ukraine against Russia did little chance to come to a common opinion on the financial relations of countries in the light of the Association of Kiev and the EU, said the head of Ministry of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev.
"we have more than 40 acts of the Ukrainian Rada and the Cabinet of Ministers aimed against Russian economic entities, it is fixed, which create discriminatory work rules. We own the document, which We present in this obgovarivaya, introduced a section on mandatory cancellation of those unilateral acts of Ukraine, which targeted Russian businessmen, as a critical part of the entire contract. Because it is impossible to agree on the improvement of customs procedures, improvement of work in the field of technical regulation, Etc. And non-discrimination of business. Now in relation to these events (with new sanctions - ed.), I think that the chances become scanty " - said Ulyukayev.
a year earlier, Ukraine and the European Parliament ratified the Association agreement of the EU, part of which is the provision on free trade area. Russia is concerned with the introduction from 1 January 2016 in the provisions of the FTA and fears of an influx of duty free items from the EU through Ukraine. Kiev and the EU are trying to find a consensus with the Russian side.
in early autumn, the speaker was defined as very small the chances that Russia will not enter the food embargo and customs duties for Ukraine on 1 January 2016.