The European Parliament agreed on an additional quota for Ukraine
on Tuesday, the European Parliament voted for granting additional preferences to Ukraine for the supply of goods in the EU.
the Decision is supported by 566 votes, while 96 voted against MEPs.
the Main argument for the decision was that the EU thus provides an incentive for the increased trade and supports Ukraine on the way of reforms in the conditions of the military conflict in Eastern Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea by Russia.
Adopted by MEPs decisions must be approved by the EU Council.
According to the decision of the European Parliament, the volumes of the Autonomous trade preferences during the year on the following products:
- corn 625 thousand tons,
- barley 325 thousand tons,
- wheat 65 thousand tons,
- processed grain 7.8 thousand tons,
- oats 4 thousand tons,
- processed tomatoes, honey – 3 thousand tons,
- juice from grapes 500 liters
the Specified extended trade preferences will be in effect for 36 months from the date of their approval.