MOSCOW, 23 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. Russia initiates within the CIS discussion introduced by Ukraine of a surcharge on imported goods, said Last news in the Ministry of economic development.
"Despite the fact that the Ukrainian side with foreign partners on the introduction of import duty, with none of the countries participating in the Treaty on the free trade area of 18 October 2011 Ukraine consultations were not carried out. In connection with this planned in the near future to initiate consideration of the question at the CIS platform, with the involvement of all interested parties ", - said the press service of the Ministry.
Ukraine in February this year imposed additional import duties on food products in the amount of 10% for industrial goods - 5%. It is planned that the import duty is imposed of one year to stabilize the balance of payments and increasing budgetary funds coming.
before the first day of the week, a source familiar with the discussion in the Russian government, said Fins news that the Russian Federation until he sees no need in making a mirror measures on Ukrainian imports.
the Russian government has acknowledged that the introduction of an additional import duty Ukraine will lead to the loss of Russian suppliers. But more concerning Russian side possible cause further steps discrimination of Russian subjects, who have the opportunity to follow from Ukraine, because the law gives the opportunity to the Ukrainian side to set the priority for certain categories of items.