The Cabinet wants to trust Volyn, Lviv, Chernivtsi and Transcarpathian customs office of foreign companies

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends to transfer the administration of specialized foreign companies Volyn, Lviv, Chernivtsi and Transcarpathian customs.

On Thursday 11 February, said Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

«We want to attract companies that have experience in the fight against corruption at customs, which can absolutely change the service system at the customs and bring back a new management system, which provides for simplification of obtaining of customs services, and in fact, replenishment of budget revenues from customs», — he said during a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers.

According to the Minister of Finance Natalia Jaresko, all these projects will be financed from donor funds.

Besides, she noted that the first tender for one of these offices can be carried out within two-three weeks because one donor is ready to Fund it.

«Our challenge is to implement institutional changes that will allow us to harmonise the work of customs with the EU standards, to eliminate the possibility for subjectivity and corruption, to improve the quality of customs services and to improve the administration of customs duties,» — said Yaresko.

As reported, about a month ago the Deputy from «Blok Petro Poroshenko» Nina Southerner , along with a group of MPs registered a draft law «On the National customs service of Ukraine», which envisages allocation of customs in an independent structure. As noted in the explanatory Memorandum, the reformation of fiscal bodies required by the provisions of the Strategy «Ukraine — 2020», approved by decree of the President and the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU.

Deputies believe that the formation of the structure of the office due to the customs valuation component as secondary, and that due to the actual institutional and structural «takeover» of the customs component of the State fiscal service, customs lost its positive development and growth. The authors propose to make the National customs service of Ukraine the Central Executive body which will implement the state customs policy.

The Cabinet wants to trust Volyn, Lviv, Chernivtsi and Transcarpathian customs office of foreign companies 11.02.2016

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