Additional annual GDP growth of Ukraine may reach 2 percent as result of free trade zone between CIS

2011-10-24 12:09:01

This was announced at a meeting of the Cabinet by Prime Minister Mykola Azarov, commenting on the signing of a Free Trade Area Agreement between the CIS.

 It is expected that the agreement will be ratified by all signatory countries by January 1 next year. For Ukraine, a third of whose exports enters the CIS market, this agreement opens prospects for economic growth, Mykola Azarov said.