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Lithuania will strengthen checks on the transit of Russian grain

Published Feb 23, 2024

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Lithuania's Ministry of Agriculture is planning to tighten control over Russian grain shipments transiting through the country. This move is in response to concerns that some of the grain may remain in Lithuania, potentially impacting purchase prices. There are also fears that the cheaper Russian grain could outcompete EU grain producers and exporters on international markets. The ministry is currently preparing draft amendments to legislative acts to enhance control over the import and transit of Russian grain.
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The Ministry of Agriculture does not rule out that some of the Russian grain transported through the country may remain in Lithuania Lithuania will strengthen control over shipments of Russian grain transiting through the country. The Ministry of Agriculture does not rule out that some of the Russian grain transported through the country may remain in Lithuania. “The Ministry of Agriculture, in cooperation with other responsible Lithuanian institutions and ministries, is preparing appropriate draft amendments to legislative acts that will strengthen control over the import and transit of grain of Russian origin through the territory of Lithuania,” the Ministry of Agriculture said in a commentary to the Lithuanian media. In turn, the railway freight company LTG Cargo, which carries out transportation across the territory of Lithuania, assures that such cargo and customers, their transportation, are checked very carefully. LTG Cargo noted that only cargo that is not subject to EU ...
Source: Zol
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