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In the world ranking of manufacturers of sweets Candy Industry TOP-100 2019 Year included two Ukrainian companies
This year on January 4 the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, signed the Law "On Information for Consumers on Food Products", which was approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on 6 December 2018 year (registration number of the bill 8450) effective the day after its publication, and entered into force after 6 months after publication.
The law was developed in accordance with the Comprehensive Implementation Strategy of Chapter IV "Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU", approved by the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine 24 February 2016 y. № 228-p.
The purpose of this document is to bring Ukrainian legislation in line with the provisions of EU Regulation No. 1169/2011 from 25 October 2011 y. on the provision of food information to consumers. continue Reading »
Regular increase of “Ukrzaliznytsia” for rail freight kills exports of food industry, says president of the association “Ukrkondprom” Oleksandr Baldyniuk. This is stated in article “Ukrzaliznytsia” inflates rate: Business warns of economic slowdown” 112.among others.
According to the president of association “Ukrkondprom”, only confectionery exports for 4 years have already lost 60 thousand tons due to the increase of tariffs and protectionist actions of Russia.
Commenting on the provision of “Ukrzaliznytsia” the right to automatically index tariffs on rail freight for the index of industrial producers' prices, said Baldyniuk, it would negatively affect both business , and the economy as a whole. As an example, he cited the situation with the granting of US rights to self-determine the rate for the use of wagons. According to Baldyniuk, the share of the state monopolist only in covered wagons (used to transport food) reaches 78%. continue Reading »