The European Parliament has backed a one-year suspension of EU import duties on all Ukrainian exports, to support the country’s economy, Report informs referring to the EP website.

This temporary trade liberalization, endorsed by 515 votes, with 32 against and 11 abstentions, is a response to the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine, which is hampering the country’s ability to trade.

The measures will fully remove import duties on industrial products, entry duties on fruit and vegetables, as well as anti-dumping duties and safeguard measures on steel imports for a period of one year.