KYIV, November 18. Ukraine has estimated the losses from the food embargo Russia $600 million.
On Wednesday at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine said the Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
© ITAR-TASS/Dmitry Rogulin
The speaker: the government has decided to introduce from 1 January, predamage against Ukraine
“We are preparing for the fact that Russia will impose trade restrictions against Ukraine. Ukraine held its estimate of potential losses on the embargo, at least for 2016. We lose about $600 million in exports to Russia”, – he said.
This Yatsenyuk believes that Ukraine’s dependence on Russia has decreased three times. “If before our relationship was 35%, now it is 12.5 per cent,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that Russia’s embargo “illegal” and added, “that this is another manifestation of the economic aggression against Ukraine”.
Earlier Wednesday, Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev said that the Russian government has decided to introduce from 1 January, predamage against Ukraine.