Baranavičy businessman Anatol Rychkov collapses own business and is going to go to work in Russia:
"I’m past the officer and I do not see myself here prospects. Example, I myself decided I wish part with the "prosperous" state … "
Reporter: "And it is easier, simpler?"
"I think just because of the fifteenth Consider: if the Russian provincial town, which is a little above Brest, tax 500 Russian rubles — 45 thousand Belarusian. And we tax the same workplace — 350 thousand. Sevenfold gap largely reads. I know many people from our central market, are presently complete business and sharpen skis Who in Russia who in Ukraine. "
Only the markets closed more than 600 Brest boxes and tents. Because the administration has already appealed to the city council, so even higher raise rents to those who remained.
Brest residents currently intensely moving into neighboring Volyn region — markets Lutsk, Kovel, Novovolynsk on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, they unfold their stalls.
Taxes neighbors Ukrainians also significantly less. Patent trade worth 20 hryvnia, the monthly rate of a single tax — 30 hryvnia. Member of the movement "For Free Development of Enterprise" Nikolai Chernous states that some leave forever:
"In our market father and siblings engaged in furniture, machines turned, moved the creation of Sevastopol, as there — freedom. Niece came to me out of Kiev 3 years back, I show her his plans, his sketches, I say that I wish Baranovichi build cafe. Until this paper a day or collect. And she opened the third café.’s for you Ukraine, Belarus here for you. "
Those businessmen who remain to work in Belarus, now have to go for the product itself in Ukraine, Russia, standing behind the counter, because employees must were fired. Not so long ago activities of the group of the "For Free Development of Enterprise" has sent an appeal to the President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko and Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko. Says Nicholas Chernous:
"Entrepreneurs in the region appealed to Yushchenko to arrange wholesale markets in the five-kilometer zone from the border with Belarus. Entrepreneurs immediately fired their own employees themselves for steel counters.’s No time, nestled in the work already. Moscow, Khmelnitsky much long beat people."
Entrepreneurs cite the example of Poland, which pulled its wholesale food markets, construction materials to the western border, and put their trust that the Ukrainian side will go to meet them.
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