The Cabinet of Ministers prolonged the decree that provides import duties for Russian goods for a year until December 31, 2019. The relevant decree was adopted at the Government’s session, as Ukrainian News reported.
It is supposed that the reduced rates of import duties for Russian goods are set by Ukraine’s customs tariffs. At the same time, the preferential regime for this country is canceled.
Previously, it was reported that a group of smugglers used force against the patrol of Ukrainian Border Guard.
Earlier, officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and the Prosecutor General's Office blocked the export of smuggled amber with over one ton of weight from Zakarpattia region to Europe. The press office of the SBU reported that. ‘Law enforcement officers found a local resident with illegally extracted sunstone in a van at Luzhnyky customs post. The stuff was placed in a trunk compartment andpacked into travel bags. Operational services established that one of the customs officers facilitated the smuggling of the amber across the state border of Ukraine,’ the SBU reported.