Ukraine imposed against Russia’s new sanctions. This time the ban includes imports of 243 of our companies. Moreover, the specific list of companies is kept secret – it is still not published, but the Ministry has not received any official notification on this matter.
Our neighbor “chudit” for a long time. For example, President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree has already banned Russian films made after 1 January 2014. There, suspended broadcasting of the majority of Ukrainian TV channels, including “the smile of the child”, “Psychology 21”, “Hunting and fishing”, “Orthodox TV “Union”, “Mini Movie”. The local Ministry of culture has prepared a “black” and “white” lists of Russian artists.
In addition, from September 2015 there is a sanctions list, which includes hundreds of local officials, politicians, business leaders, journalists, some residents of Donbas. Restrictions imposed on 105 legal entities: state-owned banks (they revoked license), the airlines, transport and defense enterprises, such as “Almaz-Antey” and “Salute”. Under embargo hit certain types of food products like alcohol and confectionery.
Interestingly, in contrast to the EU, United States, other countries, in the Ukrainian list was the oil and gas monopolies like Rosneft, Transneft, Gazprom Neft, etc. Can say before their priority was the financial and transport sectors, and of the people.
29 July on the website of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has information about what the power of this once-friendly state has temporarily blocked the delivery of 243 Russian companies.” As reasons the fact that they cooperated with enterprises located on the territory of Donbass. Moreover, quite legally.
The most amazing thing in this story that the security service kept secret new forbidden list. Which, by the way, surprised the representatives of the Ministry of economic development. In a press-service of the Ministry said “MK”, most likely from our side will hurt pharmaceutical companies, steel plants, perhaps even energy.
It remains to add that the volume of Russian exports to Ukraine in 2015 fell by almost half – from $17,06 bn to 9.29 bn Import of Ukrainian goods to our country during that time decreased from $10.75 billion to $5,67 billion.
“It’s a stupid policy will only harm Ukraine and its people, but not Russia. – believes the Chairman of the Duma Committee on economic policy Anatoly Aksakov. – Our enterprise is at your own risk put their products, because Ukraine needs it, and if it is not, as it will be replaced by the question”.
“The damage to our businesses from the sanctions of Ukraine will be within the statistical margin of error,” — said RIA Novosti Senator Vladimir Petrov, adding that the trade turnover between the countries, and so reduced.
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