Ukraine will offer Moldova an additional number of 5,000 authorizations for international freight transportation by this yearend. Under the agreement, Moldovan carriers will be able to transport freight in a bilateral regime and by transiting the territory of Ukraine, IPN reports.
According to the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, the authorizations will be issued by the National Auto Transport Agency, by one authorization per vehicle, by respecting the procedures defined by the Road Transport Code. Earlier, Ukraine offered Moldova an additional quota of 3,000 authorizations for international freight transport.
The Prime Ministers of Moldova and Ukraine agreed to increase the number of authorizations for international freight transportation for next year by 17,000, from 43,000 to 60,000, and to extend the period of stay by Moldovan drivers on the territory of Ukraine to over 90 days. Agreements to this effect are yet to be signed.