The Minister of International Commerce and Financial Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Stasa Kosarac, known as on the competent establishments to current opinions on the proposal for a choice regarding the introduction of levies and customs charges on imports of recent beef and refrigerated from the European Union at a interval of two years for this merchandise to be discovered on the subsequent session of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
“The related establishments should take this challenge significantly and submit the necessity for an opinion as quickly as doable in order that we are able to take into account the introduction of protecting measures on the subsequent session of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Slowing down this course of is in direct opposition to our efforts to guard home producers, particularly throughout a pandemic that threatens their livelihoods, ”Kosarac mentioned.
In line with him, it’s crucial to make use of the present mechanisms to guard home manufacturing from unfair competitors from outdoors, respecting the worldwide agreements that Bosnia and Herzegovina has signed.
“By introducing levies and customs duties on imports, we meet the wants of our agricultural producers and permit them to proceed and develop their manufacturing. Due to this fact, I’ll vote for this measure and I count on my colleagues within the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina to behave in the identical approach, ”Kosarac mentioned.
He pressured that in parallel, consultations are underway with the European Fee on the proposed measures, which is an obligation of the Stabilization and Affiliation Settlement, and that the harmonization of technical particulars is underway.