Representatives of associations and associations of cargo automobile carriers of areas of Ukraine declared holding since February 18 an indefinite All-Ukrainian strike for drawing attention of the authorities to problems in branch of cargo road haulage.
The chairman of strike committee Ruslan Kapanadze on a press - conferences in the UNIAN reported today about it.
«Us inefficient activity of authorities of our state in overcoming of an economic crisis and minimization of its consequences disturbs and pushes on these actions. The state showed the insolvency to protect interests of ordinary citizens in the conditions of financial instability that, in turn, causes indignation of a general population and generates protest actions and other forms of self-defense» , - R. Kapanadze noted.
According to him, the main requirement for improvement of conditions in the market road haulage across Russia immediate development of the mechanism of distribution between the state, bank and the borrower of responsibility on service of the credits for the crisis period is.
Thus he noted that carriers, as well as everything, are participants of the credit relations with banking institutions, and consider unfair and inadmissible a situation of assignment of unilateral responsibility for consequences of an economic crisis on shoulders of simple citizens.
At the same time, according to R. Kapanadze, carriers demand establishment of firm minimum tariffs for transportation of goods; reduction of financial loading, namely: decrease in discount rate of NBU, granting credit vacation for the period of crisis with a zero interest rate, decrease in an interest rate on the credits, the translation of the currency credits in hryvnia at exchange rate for the period of a capture of the credit, prolongation of credit agreements for bigger term; acceptance of a uniform package of documents for hired labor (drivers) and freights.
Also cargo carriers demand transport collecting «to put» and to enter control over its target use into the price of fuel (at acceptance of the minimum tariffs for transportation of goods);to make changes to acts for fight against cabotage and a dumping in domestic market of transportations; to improve infrastructure and quality of roads; to impose liability for an overload of cars the customer or the consignee; to allow traffic through Kiev in the afternoon for loading/unloading of cars, etc.
R. Kapanadze noted that on February 18 in Kiev participation in a protest action of, at least, 300 trucks is expected. «Nobody wants to paralyze the movement in Kiev…» , - he added.
Also he noted that now representatives of associations and associations of cargo automobile carriers of areas of Ukraine finish process of association in uniform All-Ukrainian association of haulers which plan to register in the Ministry of Justice soon.