EAEU: electrode import duty zeroed

On February 22 the Eurasian Economic Commission considered a number of integration, trade, as well as customs and technical regulation issues. One of the decisions was the zeroing of the customs duties on some of grafitized electrodes. At present the duty is 5%. The 0% duty is applied till April 30, 2020. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: coal re-exports to Ukraine up in 2018

In 2018 Belarus increased the exports of anthracite coal to Ukraine 340-fold, and ordinary coal – 980-fold. Belarus has no coal deposits of its own. Coal re-exports last year totaled 853.9 thousand tons valued at $74.9 million. Ukraine accounted for 588.5 thousand tons (0.6 thousand tons in 2017) at $50.3 million ($63 million), and EU…