Since the end of July, Ukraine will have the opportunity to export to the U.S. about 5 thousand Names of items duty-free, informs the press service of the Ministry of economic development and trade of the country.
Such opportunities Ukraine has received under the program updates the General system of preferences (GSP) of the United States, which runs From 29 July 2015 to 31 December 2017, is notified on the Internet office of the Ministry.
As explained by Deputy Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine – Trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Nikolskaya, the GSP program was most common in the production of subjects: chemicals, minerals and building stone, jewelry, many types of carpet, as well as certain products of agriculture and fisheries." To enjoy the benefit of duty-free regime in the United States under the GSP system, Ukraine has to demonstrate the effective protection of intellectual property rights and labour rights ", – said Nicholas. GSP – this is a state program that gives financial partners capital of the United States that meet certain criteria are entitled to free delivery in the USA a wide range of their items. In October 2014, the United States abolished the privileges of the General system of preferences For items from Russia. Talked about 425 positions. The volume of imports from Russia to the United States under the GSP has almost reached 544 million dollars. Later, a source in the trade representation of Russia said that the decision of the capital of the United States to withdraw a number of trading privileges will be affected about 2% of Russian exports to the United States. The majority of these supplies metals.