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Poland plans to ban the transit of Ukrainian grain from April 1

Published Mar 21, 2024

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The Polish government is set to sign agreements with protesting farmers regarding the allocation of subsidies to grain producers and the temporary closure of the border with Ukraine for the transit of certain agricultural products. The agreement will uphold the existing embargo on Ukrainian agricultural products like wheat, corn, wheat flour, rape and sunflower. It also outlines detailed rules for agri-food trade between Poland and Ukraine, and proposes changes to the Green Deal, replacing mandatory requirements for steam lands with a voluntary eco-scheme and simplifying other farming rules.
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The next round of negotiations between the Polish government and protesting farmers will end with the signing of agreements on the allocation of subsidies to grain producers and the temporary closure of the border with Ukraine for the transit of certain types of agricultural products. This was reported by Polish Radio on March 20 with reference to the relevant document received, which was signed by representatives of the protesting farmers, as well as the Minister of Agriculture of Poland Czeslaw Siekerski and the State Secretary of this Ministry, Michal Kolodziejczak, writes APC-Info. "The agreement provides for the preservation of the current embargo on agricultural products from Ukraine, which has been in effect since mid-September last year. This applies, in particular, to wheat, corn, wheat flour, rape and sunflower. In addition, the Minister of Agriculture should address the Polish government with a request to suspend from April 1 this year. transit of the specified products ...
Source: Agravery
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