Almost 236,600 cars with foreign registration staying in Ukraine illegally – Fiscal service
The number of vehicles with foreign registration imported to Ukraine in January-October this year is 865,000 units, including almost 681,600 cars imported in the "transit" mode and almost 183,400 vehicles brought in the "temporary import" regime, the State Fiscal Service has reported on its website.
According to its data, as of November 1, 2017 there were more than 383,300 vehicles with foreign registration in the territory of Ukraine as a whole, including almost 236,600 cars with the violation of the term.
In particular, more than 67,000 out of the 100,800 cars imported under the transit regime are staying in Ukraine with the violation of the term, and almost 169,500 cars out of the 282,500 vehicles imported in the regime of "temporary import" with the violation of the term.
The top five EU member states, from which vehicles are imported as of October 1 were Poland (118,000 cars), Lithuania (54,700), Germany (19,900), the Czech Republic (14,200), and Bulgaria (12,400).
According to the service, in general in January-October customs officers compiled 17,900 protocols on the violation of customs rules when importing cars, according to which violators were charged UAH 127.7 million in fines.