free trade area

Ukraine and Canada begin consultations on visa regime liberalization for Ukrainians

"We have agreed to start immediate consultations on the visa regime liberalization. I am grateful to the Canadian side for the beginning of this project," President Poroshenko said at the joint press conference with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau, reports

Russia halts transit of all Ukrainian goods

Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade informed that Russia fully halted the transit of goods from Ukraine through its territory from January 4, 2016. "This prohibition of Russia is nontransparent, unjustified and discriminatory. Therefore, the Russians have violated their commitments, which in

Belarus will not cancel FTA with Ukraine

On Monday December 28, Ukrainian delegation arrived in Belarus to discuss trade issues connected with the entry into force on January 1, 2016 of the Free Trade Area agreement with the EU. The negotiations showed that Belarus is not planning to cancel

Russia complains to lose billions due to the EU-Ukraine FTA coming into force

The Russian Ministry of Economic Development estimates the losses due to the introduction of a free trade area between Ukraine and EU, reports with reference to Interfax. The First Deputy Economic Development Minister Alexey Likhachev, presenting in the Russian State Duma

Russia broke the free trade area agreement with Ukraine

December 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the suspension of the free trade area agreement with Ukraine, reports with reference to Russian media. "Due to the exceptional circumstances affecting the interests and economic security of the Russian Federation and

Turkey wants to establish a free trade area with Ukraine: the process has accelerated

Turkey hopes to sign an agreement on free trade area with Ukraine in the coming months. This was stated by Shefik Vural Altay, Ambassador Extraordinary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey on the Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe.