Ukraine and Turkey have finished the eighth round of negotiations on signing of the free trade area (FTA) agreement, the Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine has reported on its website.
The sides discussed the access to agricultural goods markets in details, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Ukraine’s trade representative Natalia Mykolska said during the talks.
Ukraine and Turkey exchanged the updated proposals on liberalization of goods and services markets. The countries also discussed access to the services markets, determining of preferential rules of origin, e-commerce and integration of the provisions of the PEM Convention (the Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin), the press service of the ministry reported.
As reported, during the recent visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Ukraine special attention was paid to the increase of trade and intensification of the negotiations.