The Government has initiated the ratification of the Protocol of
Amendment to the Agreement on Rules of Origin in the Commonwealth of
Independent States dated November 20, 2009. The relevant draft Law of Ukraine
prepared by the Ministry of Economic Development has already been approved by
the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
The aim of the draft law is to amend the List of
Terms and Conditions and Production and Processing Operations under which the
product is eligible to have the origin of the country in which such operations
law brings this List in line with the list incorporated as an appendix to the
Rules of Origin dated November 30, 2000 as amended by the resolution of the CIS
Economic Council after November 20, 2009.
draft law also contains amendments to the product line “8544 70 000 Fiber Optic Cables” with respect to eligibility conditions for products
originating from a CIS member country and containing imported components.
Ukrainian producers of fiber optic cables supported the proposed changes.
implementation of the draft law will regulate changes to the list of production
and processing operations under which the products are deemed to originate from
the relevant country.
protocol will be an integral part of the Agreement on Rules of Origin for the
CIS countries of November 20, 2009.