Ukraine has filed the first lawsuit in the WTO to the Russian restrictions on imports of cars

Ukraine has filed the first lawsuit in the WTO to the Russian restrictions on imports of cars


Russia imposes unreasonable restrictions on deliveries from Ukraine of cars, stated trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Nikolskaya. She said that Kyiv expects the Russian Federation will take care of it.

KIEV, 21 Oct. Ukraine on Wednesday filed the first of a series of lawsuit to the world trade organization against Russia, which concerns the limitation of import of Ukrainian carriages and turnouts, said at the briefing, trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Nikolskaya.

“This morning, Ukraine filed a world trade organization the first lawsuit against Russia associated with the restrictions that were imposed on Ukrainian cars and crossovers. This is the first lawsuit in the series, which we are poised and ready,” said Nicholas.

She added that the essence of the claim that since 2013, Russia, according to Ukrainian side, unnecessarily imposes restrictions on deliveries from Ukraine of cars, this limitation applies to Ukrainian producers — Kryukovsky railway car building plant, Dnipropetrovsk switch plant, “Azovzagalmash” and the Kharkiv machine-building plant.

According to Nikolskaya, Kiev, Ukraine expects that Russia will settle this question at the stage of consultations, which must be held within 30 days of the date of filing the claim.