Losses in EU trade due to a shortage of transport permits for trucks

22.05.19 AHK Ukraine - News-Hauptkategorie

Participants of the AHK-Committee on Logistics and Transport were invited to analyze the effects of the shortage of permits for transport on trade between Ukraine and the EU. The analysis was carried out by the German Advisory Group. Results of the analyses showed that a shortage of permits has had a negative effect on Ukraine-EU trade, both for imports and exports. Ukrainian exports to the EU in November and December of 2018 were decreased by EUR 110 m and imports from the EU by EUR 254 m. This effect was either due to unavailability of road transport or strongly increased transport prices. 

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