The consultations between the representatives of the European Commission and Ministries of Economy and Industrial Policy of Ukraine on the implementation of the Agreement on Trade in Certain Steel Products in 2006 and drafting new arrangements for the next period will take place on September 7-8, 2006 in Kyiv, according to the Ukraine’s Mission to European Communities.

      During the meeting the delegations are to discuss the issue of increasing of quotas for Ukrainian supplies of hot roll steel, flat roll steel, beams, etc to the EU due to the rising demand in the EU for Ukrainian steel products. The sides will discuss also exempting of some steel semi products from quota restrictions and the mechanisms of filling the quotas in 2007 in view of Romania and Bulgaria joining the EU and need for Ukrainian producers to preserve their positions on the enlarged EU markets.

      The various issues of bilateral trade relations, joining of Ukraine the WTO will be also conferred.