Customs experiment allowed to collect for road repairs more money
Repair of roads
Customs experiment in Ukraine allowed to collect to repair the roads additional 2.8 billion hryvnia.
Customs experiment imposed by the government of Ukraine in September 2015, resulted in 2015-2016, to local budgets additional UAH 2.8 bn for repairs of road infrastructure, of which nearly 1.5 billion already spent on repair work.
As reported the press service of the state Agency of highways of Ukraine (“Ukravtodor”), the first experiment was introduced in four regions of Ukraine – Volyn, Odesa, Lviv, Chernivtsi, and in 2016 – in Kiev.
“The leader of the experiment can be called Lviv, in the budget which has received the largest sum – UAH 1.2 billion. More than 1 billion UAH has already been sent to repair roads in Lviv region”, – stated in the message .
Customs experiment of 2017 will be extended to all areas of the country that will provide additional funding for reconstruction and repair of road infrastructure of the country and as a result, to ensure a new quality of roads and safety of road traffic.
As reported, the experiment, initiated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is to allocate 50% of the amount exceeding the total amount of the monthly indicative revenue performance of customs fees for customs clearance of goods in the Odessa, Volyn, Lviv and Chernivtsi regions, Kyiv in special funds of the corresponding regional budgets to Finance reconstruction, current repair of motor roads of General use of state importance.