In-line export of grain is not enough for normal operation of the agricultural sector of Ukraine

Updated Sep 30, 2023
This was stated by the first defender of the Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine Taras Visotsky in an interview with Ukrainian Radio. “Seven-month exports totaling 4 million tons are provided to us without a functioning grain corridor and in our minds. This figure will definitely not be a benefit to anyone in Europe, but approximately 50 million tons per river. If our Ukrainian sector is not satisfied with such a figure, in order to ensure this figure, we need to reduce the acreage by 20-25%,” he says. However, this situation, according to Visotsky, will hit the shareholders who live on rent, agricultural workers, and investments. “To simply abandon a quarter of the territory and settle on it is more painful and a minus for the economy. It is necessary to find a compromise not through changes, but the role of the agricultural sector is great. And whatever the change, it will be a blow to the economy. 50 million tons is not enough for us to function normally. In the ...
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