The quota of Ukraine on exports to the EU are dwindling

Ukraine as of June 9, make full use of the tariff quotas for duty-free supply into the European Union of honey, corn, sugar, barley grains, wheat, processed tomatoes grape and Apple juice.

Some quotas are significantly used:

  • malt – 97,69%;
  • barley – 91,5%”
  • butter – 50%;
  • poultry meat and semi-finished goods – 50%;
  • oats – 28,44%;
  • other sugar products – to 28.02%;
  • starch – 23,18%.

In addition, by 18.42% used sub-quota for poultry meat and products, milk – 13,64%, eggs – 7,25% ethanol and 1.18%, milk, cream and condensed milk and 0.27%, respectively.

We will remind, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appealed to the European Parliament with the appeal to introduce additional trade preferencesfor Ukrainian goods. Previously , the Committee on international trade of the European Parliament (INTA) endorsed the increase in quotas on Ukrainian agricultural products: honey, corn, barley, oats, cereals and processed grain, grape juice. At the same time, the deputies did not support the proposal to raise the quota for Ukrainian wheat, tomatoes and urea.

In September 2016, the European Commission has proposed to increase quotas for certain commodity positions from Ukraine. It was about the possibility of increasing the quota for corn to 650 thousand tons, wheat – 100 thousand tons, barley – 350 thousand tons, cereals and processed grain – by 7.8 thousand tons, oats – 4 thousand tons, copper – 3 thousand tons, grape juice 500 tons of processed tomatoes – 5 thousand tons.

According to the Association Agreement with the EU, Ukraine can duty to deliver to the European Union 36 headings within the approved volumes of tariff quotas.

Quotas on delivery to beef-up to 12 thousand tons, milk, yogurt, dairy products and 8 thousand tons of milk powder – 1.5 thousand tons, butter – 1.5 thousand tonnes of egg products – 1.5 thousand tons, eggs – 3 thousand tons, pork – 40 thousand tons.

The volume of tariff quotas provided for Autonomous trade preferences the EU on wheat amounted to 950 thousand tons, barley – 250 thousand tons, corn – 400 thousand tons, sugar – 20 thousand tons of honey – 5 thousand tons of processed tomatoes – 10 tons, grape and Apple juice – 10 thousand tons, oats – 4 thousand tons, garlic – 500 tons.