Zelensky announced a duty-free regime with Britain

The duty-free regime will soon be operational with Great Britain, trade liberalization with Australia is expected.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyi said this during a video address, Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Let's continue our work to facilitate the access of Ukrainian goods to all important world markets. Tariffs in trade with the European Union have already been abolished. The United States of America already applies a duty-free regime for Ukrainian steel. Canada abolished tariffs. The same regime will work in the nearest future with Britain. We expect trade liberalization from Australia," - Zelenskyi said.

As the President stressed, at the ministerial conference of members of the World Trade Organization, which began today, representatives of 57 countries gathered for a special event of solidarity with Ukraine.

"I am grateful to them - each man  and each woman - for this. And based on the results of this intergovernmental conference, we will get to know, in particular, the terms of the decision on trade weakening for Ukraine from Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein, and Iceland," - said Zelenskyi.

The President expressed hope that there will be good news for Ukraine next week.

As Ukrinform reported, on June 4, the European Union officially canceled all customs duties and taxes on Ukrainian exports to the European market in order to help the recovery of Ukrainian business, which suffered from russian aggression. It is about the complete suspension of import duties on industrial goods, the wholesale price system for fruits and vegetables, as well as anti-dumping duties and protective measures on steel import for a period of one year.

The 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) began its work on Sunday, in Geneva (Switzerland). More than 50 members of the WTO expressed solidarity with Ukraine and promised help and support, in particular, in the growth and export of agricultural products, as well as in the reconstruction of the country after the war.


Reference source:  Ukrinform



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