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Advocacy achievements of the week

30/ 01/ 2021
  Although January is considered to be one of the mildest months of the year in terms of business activity, the European Business Association has never stopped driving changes during this time. Therefore, we are pleased to share some good news with our member companies. These are namely achievements in the fields of the grain industry, consumer electronics, and healthcare. In brief: The volume of corn exports has been agreed The European Business Association and the Mineconomy agreed on the maximum volume of corn exports for this marketing year together with other associations that signed the Memorandum of Understanding between grain market participants in 2020/2021 MY. According to the document, the maximum volume of corn exports is set at 24 million tons for the end of this marketing year (until June 30, 2021). The signatories also agreed on the possibility of revising the volume of corn exports after the State Statistics Service of Ukraine publishes official statistics on corn production in 2020.  Demonstration equipment is not obliged to meet the requirements of the technical regulations The EBA received official clarifications from the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine regarding the demonstration of equipment that does not meet the requirements of Ukrainian technical regulations. The Ministry confirmed the correctness of our understanding that if such equipment is not supplied for distribution or use in Ukraine during an exhibition or fair, accordingly such equipment will not be considered as put into circulation and must not meet the requirements of Ukrainian technical regulations. The Procedures for negotiating and concluding managed entry agreements have been approved The adoption of the CMU resolution №61 resolution enables the use of managed entry agreements (MEA) in Ukraine as one of the main modern tools for ensuring patients ’access to original innovative medicines. The implementation of the MEA mechanism in Ukraine will provide access to innovative drugs for the treatment of various serious diseases (including rare diseases, cancer) through the use of direct negotiation procedures that provide for confidentiality of certain conditions with manufacturers of innovative drugs.  The European Business Association welcomes the adoption of these important decisions. We thank the Government of Ukraine, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine for their active and persistent work to address these issues and provide in-depth consultation. We hope for the continuation of this trend for positive changes!   Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel – EBAUkraine.

Although January is considered to be one of the mildest months of the year in terms of business activity, the European Business Association has never stopped driving changes during this time. Therefore, we are pleased to share some good news with our member companies. These are namely achievements in the fields of the grain industry, consumer electronics, and healthcare. In brief:

The volume of corn exports has been agreed

The European Business Association and the Mineconomy agreed on the maximum volume of corn exports for this marketing year together with other associations that signed the Memorandum of Understanding between grain market participants in 2020/2021 MY. According to the document, the maximum volume of corn exports is set at 24 million tons for the end of this marketing year (until June 30, 2021). The signatories also agreed on the possibility of revising the volume of corn exports after the State Statistics Service of Ukraine publishes official statistics on corn production in 2020. 

Demonstration equipment is not obliged to meet the requirements of the technical regulations

The EBA received official clarifications from the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine regarding the demonstration of equipment that does not meet the requirements of Ukrainian technical regulations. The Ministry confirmed the correctness of our understanding that if such equipment is not supplied for distribution or use in Ukraine during an exhibition or fair, accordingly such equipment will not be considered as put into circulation and must not meet the requirements of Ukrainian technical regulations.

The Procedures for negotiating and concluding managed entry agreements have been approved

The adoption of the CMU resolution №61 resolution enables the use of managed entry agreements (MEA) in Ukraine as one of the main modern tools for ensuring patients ’access to original innovative medicines. The implementation of the MEA mechanism in Ukraine will provide access to innovative drugs for the treatment of various serious diseases (including rare diseases, cancer) through the use of direct negotiation procedures that provide for confidentiality of certain conditions with manufacturers of innovative drugs. 

The European Business Association welcomes the adoption of these important decisions. We thank the Government of Ukraine, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine for their active and persistent work to address these issues and provide in-depth consultation.

We hope for the continuation of this trend for positive changes!

 

Be the first to learn about the latest EBA news with our Telegram-channel EBAUkraine.

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