Wine and Spirits Committee representatives took part in the meeting with the Minister of Finance of Ukraine, Mr Oleksandr Danyliuk, during which the updated Draft Law regarding introduction of the automated control system for excise goods turnover «Electronic excise stamps» was discussed.
IT Committee representatives participated in Norwegian-Ukrainian Business Forum, organized by Norwegian-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce, which took place in Oslo. The Business Forum addressed the opportunities and specifics of doing business in and between Norway and Ukraine.
Dairy Committee Executive Director took part in the meeting of Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Issues, where the Draft Laws №3043 “On amendments to certain legal acts of Ukraine (regarding the fight with falsifications of dairy goods)” and №3043-1 “On amendments to the Law of Ukraine “On milk and dairy goods” (regarding milk-containing goods)” and presented the position of Dairy Committee. As a result of the discussion, the Committee took the decision to recommend to Verkhovna Rada declining the Draft Law №3043 and adopting in the first reading the Draft Law №3043-1 with its following improvement by dairy experts.
Antonina Smolina, EBA Clinical Trials Subcommittee Coordinator visited Kharkiv Oblast Oncology Center, where she presented the main issues and standards of conducting clinical trials in the world and possibilities of developing this sphere in Ukraine.
Dairy Committee representatives conducted a meeting with the Head of State Service of Ukraine on food safety and consumers’ protection, Mr Volodymyr Lapa. In course of the meeting a number of issues were discussed, in particular: frequency of taking the imported samples for laboratory investigations, elimination of duplications and payments in export of goods of animal origin, draft legislative acts on which Dairy and Food Committees are working. The solutions to the mentioned issues have been agreed.
Woodworking and Furniture Committee members had a meeting with Ms Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration and representatives of State Agency of forest resources of Ukraine, Better Regulation Delivery Office, FLEG II Program (The World Bank). During this meeting the issues of supply of resources to the woodworking enterprises were discussed, in particular, the issues of execution and improvement of the current Order of sale of unprocessed timber.