UN envoy slams anti-Russian sanctions imposed over North KoreaRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 23, 21:29
Criminal case over Ukraine's map without Crimea and Donbass opened in KievWorld August 23, 21:17
Netanyahu says every encounter with Putin benefits Israel’s securityWorld August 23, 19:15
Netanyahu determined to prevent Iran from strengthening positions in SyriaWorld August 23, 18:21
Russia's military might on display at Army-2017 forumMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:20
Russian defense minister examines weapons seized from terrorists in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 18:12
Grand Russian art exhibition to be held in Vatican in 2018Society & Culture August 23, 17:47
Argentinian footballer Emiliano Rigoni signs contract with Russia’s Zenit FCSport August 23, 17:36
German chancellor suggests exerting diplomatic pressure on North KoreaWorld August 23, 17:01
KIEV, September 30. /ITAR-TASS/. Boosting of Ukraine’s trade with the European Union has actually compensated for the decline in Ukrainian exports to the Customs Union (Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan) members, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said on Tuesday.
“We understand we should concentrate the efforts in view of the fact that our exports and trade turnover with the Customs Union member countries is rather radically declining as a result of restrictions we feel on that market,” he said.
The foreign minister said that the Ukrainian side “knows how to use its potential” for boosting trade and developing new internal markets. “We study the experience of new EU member states, we know the effect from the further use of European Union’s preferences,” Klimkin said.
Tuesday’s meeting centred on providing the maximum political and diplomatic support to Ukrainian producers that are engaged in exporting goods to Russia, helping them to diversify the sales markets.
Klimkin said the meeting participants would draft “an informal plan of action and the outlook on the way of interaction between the power and businesses on external markets”. “We want to build an efficient European model of assistance to businesses,” the Ukrainian foreign minister said.