Ilyashev & Partners has successfully protected the interests of Karpatnaftochim LLC in a safeguard investigation regarding the import of polymeric materials to Ukraine.
According to Ilyashev & Partners, "on November 20, 2020, based on the results of the safeguard investigation, the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade decided to apply definitive safeguard measures on imports to Ukraine of suspension polyvinyl chloride and white polyethylene granules, which can be classified by UCG FEA (Ukrainian Classification of Goods of Foreign Economic Activity) codes 3901 20 90 00 and 3904 10 00 00, regardless of country of origin and export."
The decision to initiate a safeguard investigation was made by the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade on February 21, 2020 after reviewing the complaint prepared on behalf of Karpatnaftochim by Ilyashev & Partners. According to the firm, "the investigation lasted nine months, during which the Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade imposed a provisional safeguard measure for the first time in ten years."
The International Trade Team of Ilyashev & Partners is led by Partner Olena Omelchenko.