There has been an increase in the number of trucks waiting to enter Ukraine on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border since the beginning of February, particularly at the Domanove border crossing.
The two countries agree the number of entry permits for large trucks annually.
The first convoy of eight Ukrainian trucks departed for Kazakhstan through Russia on Tuesday, 19 January, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade/Ukraine’s trade representative Natalia Mykolska announced this.
Pyvovarskyi said Ukraine was interested in liberalization of transportation of goods by road and therefore
For container trucks, such a ban will be imposed when their weight parameters exceed 11, 18, 24, and 44 tons respectively.
Moskal believes that the temporary procedure is ineffective because the crossing of the separation line at many places is uncontrolled.
The system provides an alternative exit for container trucks with containerized cargoes that are processed via the procedure for preliminary customs clearance of containers.
The destruction of Ukraine’s roads will stop if it is ensured that the existing fuel surcharge (UAH 2.6 per liter of gasoline) is used for the intended purpose and if there is proper enforcement of size and weight requirements. What do officials and representatives of the automobile market think about this?
Ukrainian customs authorities began demanding documents confirming guarantee of customs payments
Quotas for European and Asian countries were abolished
Gunmen have seized all the offices that issue international transport permits in the Crimea
Ukrainian automobile roads require annual investments of UAH 50 billion, but the state budget and the State Automobile Road Service (Ukravtodor) do not have such funds. Where does Ukravtodor’s new head Oleksandr Malin intend to search for the money and how effective will be search be?
Accumulation of More than 130 trucks awaiting clearance and admittance through the border had accumulated at the border crossings by morning.
The relevant proposal was considered at a meeting on December 10
Officials are proposing legislative provisions for the terms for admitting international cargo carriers and containers for transporting goods and vehicles
The cost of processing cargo being transported on transit through Russia has increased several times
Last time so many trucks piled up there was in March
This will apparently involve selection of a group of "reliable" carriers and creation of a sort of "green corridor" for them
TIR is no longer a guarantee for Customs Service
Russia requires additional expenditures on insurance of cargo from foreign carriers, which makes transportation by truck a significantly less profitable business. Poland believes that Moscow has declared a transport war on it and is seeking to ally with Ukraine.