Free trade and quotas: myths and reality

Envisaged by the Association Agreement export quotas for some Ukrainian products often become a subject of misinterpretation or speculations. Media lack awareness about the quota issue in the Association Agreement, and often interpret it as a limitation of Ukrainian export to the EU. The opponents of the Association Agreement with the EU, including Russian ones, used to speculate on this quite actively. Surprisingly similar sayings are now coming from some Ukrainian manufacturers. The EU Delegation to Ukraine made a detailed explanation what the quotas are really about.

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