According to data of the European Commission, at the beginning of March 2017 Ukraine has exhausted the quota on tax-free export of grape and apple juice.
As of March the tax-free export quotas on 5 groups of products such as natural honey, sugar, cereal grains and grouts, flour, grape and apple juices, and corn have been already exhausted to the fullest extent. The quota on processed tomatoes (96%) and wheat (84%) has been almost exhausted. The quota on poultry import in the first quarter of this year has been completely filled as well. The similar trend was also observed the previous year.
We would like to recall that this year volumes of tax-free export quotas should be increased on the following eight groups of products: natural honey, cereal grains and grouts, flour, processed tomatoes, grape juice and group of crops - oats, wheat, corn and barley.