We welcome the conclusion of the trade agreement between the United Kingdom and Ukraine. Ukraine is a growing market for Scotch whisky, with more than one million bottles exported there in 2019. This agreement will ensure that Scotch whisky continues to have duty-free access to the Ukrainian market and Scotch whisky will continue to be recognized as a geographical indication (GI) in Ukraine. Nilsson L and Preillon N. (2018). “EU exports, preferential use and tax savings by Member State, sector and partner countries.” European Commission, 1-17. This report uses data collected by EU delegations from the relevant authorities in countries with which the EU has reciprocal bilateral free trade agreements. ↩ Since leaving the European Union earlier this year, Britain has sought bilateral agreements with other countries, underscores Johnson`s determination to do so alone as soon as a transitional agreement with the Bloc is reached at the end of this year. 86) The customs provisions of the EU-Ukraine agreement were imitated in the agreement between the UK and Ukraine. However, minor changes have been made to Protocol II.
Article 14, paragraph 2 of The EU-Ukraine Agreement Agreement II has been amended to provide supplies to both the UK and Ukraine. The last point of Article 14, paragraph 1 of Protocol II, relating to mutual assistance between the EU and Ukraine, was not repeated in the agreement between the United Kingdom and Ukraine, since this provision concerns communication between the competent services of the European Commission and the customs authorities of EU Member States and is therefore not relevant in a bilateral agreement. 6) This report first presents the general editorial changes that are consistent with all UK continuity trade agreements and do not have a significant impact on the effects of the Uk`s current trade relationship. It then presents all the main differences between the trade provisions of the agreement between the UK and Ukraine and the existing agreement between the EU and Ukraine. To support the reader, we have, if necessary, begun some discussions on the economic impact. The report focuses exclusively on changes to the UK-Ukraine trade agreements in anticipation of the UK`s termination of the EU-Ukraine agreement and the conclusion of the UK-Ukraine agreement. All broader economic effects resulting from the UK`s withdrawal from the EU or the nature of the future Partnership Agreement (FRA) have been excluded from this report. This agreement will allow businesses to continue to negotiate as they do today after the end of the transition period. It offers the same level of trade, services and public procurement liberalization that businesses currently enjoy under the existing EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. 68) TRQs allow a certain amount of a product to enter the market at a zero or reduced price.
Imports above this amount are subject to a higher tariff rate – usually at the MFN rate. In some of its trade and association agreements, the EU has agreed on trQs for imports into both the EU and partner countries. In order for products to continue to benefit from the use of TRQ in trade between the UK and Ukraine, these quotas must be included in the new agreement between the UK and Ukraine. DIT calculations using tariff data from the ITC Market Access Card (MacMap) and ITC TradeMaps business data for export calculations (recovered September 21, 2020). DIT calculations using European Commission customs data and eurotat trade data (available 25 August 2020) for imports. Implicit additional duties are calculated on the basis of the difference between MFN and preferential rates (simple average tariffs at CN8 level) and the commercial value of each product at the CN8 level (2019 for imports, 2018 for exports).