Rada supports palm oil import tax introduction idea
06.09.2018 20:04 "Agro Perspectiva" (Kyiv) —
As of this week, while speaking within the VR (Verkhovna Rada) session, people deputy Mykhailo Golovko, a member of the VR Tax Committee, has said that any products’ import restrictions are certain to stimulate the domestic output,
Ukrainian Milk Producers Association reports.
«I support the idea of introducing of the import duties on palm oil. Any products’ import restrictions stimulate these products’ domestic output, including the value-added ones - what , creates additional jobs. It also means the taxes payment and, upon whole, a positive impact on the economy,» he said.
Besides, Golovko has also stressed that the policy of the import substitution must be carried out by «each country which cares about its economy».
"Upon whole, the less import - that is, the palm oil import - the better. After all, the palm oil is also harmful to one’s health. So, the palm oil import substitution will be useful for our citizens and economically profitable, " he summed up.
It is to be admitted, as of recent, the VR has adopted a draft Law to prohibit the palm oil use within the Ukrainian ready products. The VR has voted for this draft Law so far just within the first reading.