In June Ukraine will change the order of calculation of port charges
the Head of the national Ministry of infrastructure. Omelian announced that it will soon presents a new method for calculating port charges. "I hope that already in June the VA. Chairman of the ASPU Raivis Veckagans the Maritime industry presents a new system for the determination of port tariffs and fees, which in our country are still among the highest in the world, although the realities require a substantial reduction and simplification".
In January, the Minister spoke about the need to reduce existing tariffs, and in April promised that port charges will reduce in 2-3 quarter of this year. In March 2017 the Chairman of ASD announced its intention to provide a new method of calculating charges for approval by the Cabinet of Ministers before July 1.
in April of last year, the Ministry of Infrastructure reported that together with the EBA is working on the method of calculation of port charges with the aim of improving the competitiveness of domestic ports and the interest of the owners in cooperation. The government has instructed the Ministry to form a project methodology and coordinate it with the business.
Reduction of port charges will reduce rates on grain handling in ports, which will increase purchasing prices for grains.