Ukrainian exports of grain, oil, poultry meat and sugar suffer the most from the blockade of the Polish border

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Published Mar 4, 2024

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The agricultural sector in Poland, particularly large exporters of grain, oil, poultry meat, and sugar, has been significantly impacted by the border blockade by Polish farmers. However, small businesses using postal services have managed to adapt by rerouting through other states, railways, and sea routes. In February 2024, Ukraine managed to export a record 8 million tons of goods through a temporary sea corridor. The ongoing farmers' protests have led to increased scrutiny of Ukrainian grain in the EU and potential plans to ban Russian agricultural imports in Poland.
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According to experts, participants of large exports, which in the agricultural sector are represented by grain, oil, poultry meat and sugar, suffer the most from the blockade of the border by Polish farmers. This is reported by UNIAN. Analysts note that representatives of small businesses who use the services of postal operators hardly experienced any problems with sending goods abroad. The experts said that the products were transported by road through Poland by farmers whose businesses were located not far from the border, producers of perishable products and goods with added value. According to market participants, they have learned to quickly react to the escalation at the border. Most of them reoriented themselves to crossing points with other states, railways and the sea. In February 2024, Ukraine exported a record 8 million tons of goods through the temporary sea corridor during the full-scale war. Of them, 5.2 million tons are agricultural products. During the entire ...
Source: Agropolit
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