Competition and State Aid

Main content and commitments of Ukraine

According to the Article 256 of the Association Agreement, Ukraine took a commitment to approximate its competition legislation and practice in its application to the EU Law.

 Association bodies

Sub-Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development

Responsible bodies in Ukraine

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine

Expected results

The approximation of Ukraine’s competition legislation and practice in its application to the EU Law.

The state of adaptation of Ukrainian legislation and cooperation with the EU

In July 2014 Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the Law of Ukraine №1555-VII “On the State Aid to the Business Entities

In particular, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved a number of organizational and administrative acts:

The Resolution dated 28 December 2021 №43-rp “Some issues of the implementation of the Law of Ukraine “On the State Aid to the Business Entities”;

The Resolution dated 4 March 2022 №2-rp “On the Approval of the Procedure for Submission and Registration of Notifications on New State Aid and on the Amendments to the Terms of Valid State Aid”

The Resolution dated 12 April 2022 №8-rp “On the Approval of the Procedure for Consideration of cases of State Aid to the Business Entities”

In 2016 the preparation of operational capacities and the collecting of data for the proper start of the functioning of the state aid registry was conducted, as it was provided by the Law.