The claim is that the Russians have restricted the transit of Ukrainian goods to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Ukraine has filed a lawsuit against Russia to the world trade organization (WTO) due to limitations of the transit of Ukrainian goods through Russian territory to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry of economic development of Ukraine.
“From the moment of application by Ukraine of the provisions of the free trade area with the EU from 1 January 2016, Russia has imposed restrictions of transit traffic on road and rail routes from the territory of Ukraine through the territory of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Kazakhstan, and from July 1, 2016 and in the Kyrgyz Republic”, – stated in the message.
It is alleged that about 79% of exports from Ukraine to Kazakhstan and 95% in Kyrgyzstan suffered from the limitations of partial ban by Russia.
“Since the imposition of restrictions to the export of goods from Ukraine to the countries of Central / Eastern Asia in 2016 decreased by 38.3% compared to the year 2015. In General, the loss of export of goods to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan is estimated that there are more than 0.4 billion dollars”, – said the Ministry.
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