The EBA IT Committee held a meeting with Ms Olena Minitch, Director of the Department of Digital Economy, MEDT. The meeting was attended by the representatives of Ciklum, EPAM, GlobalLogic, Itera Consulting, Luxoft, Sigma Software, Softserve, and by Andrei Biryukov, the executive director of a newly created High Tech Office.
Dairy Committee representatives conducted a working meeting with the Head of State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumers’ Protection, Mr Volodymyr Lapa regarding the issues connected with the further work on the Draft Order as to the frequency of border inspections and the Order No 96. In course of the meeting the parties agreed the algorithm of the following actions and joint cooperation.
The EBA members met with representatives from PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia”, Mr Remigiusz Paszkiewicz and Mr Vitalii Zhurakivskyi. The main aim of the meeting was to discuss problems regarding railway connection with non-controlled territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Dairy Committee representatives conducted a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine, Mr Yevgeniy Kapinus and the Head of the State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumers’ Protection, Mr Volodymyr Lapa. In course of the meeting the parties discussed the existence of special funds, which generate inflows from the services of veterinary control at the border. As a result of the meeting, it was agreed to create a Working Group and work on the improvement of the system itself, in particular, on a clear separation of administrative and paid services.
Dairy Committee representatives conducted a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Finance of Ukraine, Mr Yevgeniy Kapinus. In course of the meeting a number of important for the industry issues have been discussed, in particular, VAT rate reduction for dairy goods, optimization of the mechanism of funds distribution received from the services of veterinary control, amendments to the Tax Code etc.
EBA Working Group on Assisting Business in ATO Area had a meeting with Minister on the temporary occupied territories and IDP’s issues, Mr Vadym Chernysh. The main issue of the meeting was to discuss the land taxation in ATO Area, which do not operate in ATO Area. The Minister has highlighted the importance of this question. During the meeting the action plan was agreed, in order to solve the situation.