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Import of Russian agricultural products may be banned in Poland

Poland
Russia
Regulation & Compliances
Published Mar 3, 2024

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Poland's Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, has indicated that the country may follow Latvia's example and implement a ban on agricultural products from Russia. This comes in the wake of protests by Polish farmers against EU environmental regulations and what they perceive as unfair competition from Ukraine. Tusk also emphasized the need for improved regulation of grain and food imports from eastern countries, including Russia and Belarus, to avoid market distortion.
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Prime Minister Donald Tusk said that Poland does not rule out the introduction of a ban on agricultural products from the Russian Federation. This is reported by Reuters. The head of the Polish government made a corresponding statement during the visit to Warsaw of his colleague from Latvia, which has already introduced such a ban. Like much of Europe, Poland has been gripped by protests in recent weeks. Farmers oppose European Union environmental regulations and what they say is unfair competition from Ukraine, since the EU waived import duties at the start of a full-scale war unleashed by Russia. Donald Tusk said that agricultural products from the Russian Federation and Belarus also cause market distortion. Poland's prime minister said the European Union needs to seriously focus on better regulation when it comes to grain and food imports from the east. Tusk is also scheduled to meet with the leaders of protesting farmers. Ukrainian officials also demand from Poland a complete ...
Source: Agropolit
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