Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

EU and Ukraine sign amendment to Association Agreement increasing predictability of imports of poultry products

Bruxelles, 30/07/2019 - 15:28, UNIQUE ID: 190730_13
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On 30 July 2019, representatives of the EU and Ukraine signed an agreement, in Kyiv, to amendspecific provisions in the 2014 EU-Ukraine Association Agreement regarding trade preferences for poultry meat and poultry meat preparations.

This amendment will modify the trade preferences for poultry meat and poultry meat preparations, with a view to introducing more predictable terms in bilateral trade of poultry products. By formalizing this agreement, the two sides agree to solve this issue by including the two tariff lines under which the imports of the new type of poultry cut were taking place, in the scope of the existing quota for poultry meat and poultry meat products.

Once in force, the volume of this quota willincrease by 50 000 tons and the most-favoured nation (MFN) duty (€100.8/tons ) will be reinstated for the two tariff lines for imports exceeding the quota.

Background

The Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine aims to deepen political and economic relations between the EU and Ukraine. It also creates a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). The Agreement provides Ukrainewith a framework for boosting trade and economic growth, through improved access to the EU market for its products and services, as well as by comprehensively approximating its trade-related laws and regulations to EU’s standards. 

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