News date: 3 July 2015
Olena Omelchenko, an international trade lawyer at Ilyashev & Partners Law Firm, took part in the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Taxation and Customs Policies devoted to the topic of the “Effectiveness of introduction of an additional import duty. Provisional results and general impact onto the economy”. The meeting was held in Kyiv on July 02, 2015.
The meeting was aimed at raising people’s awareness of the provisional economic results of introduction of an additional import duty, evaluation of effectiveness of such duty and substantiation of criteria that may serve as arguments for its premature abolishment.
Olena Omelchenko participated in the discussion related to effectiveness of an additional import duty and described the problems appearing as a result of such introduction.
The meeting was attended by the people’s Deputies of Ukraine, officials of the state central executive bodies, representatives of the International Monetary Fund in Ukraine, public and business associations, business entities, as well as by scholars and other specialists.