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Poland will give aid if the farmer sells the cereal

Published Apr 26, 2024

Tridge summary

Polish farmers are facing challenges due to the EU's trade liberalization measures with Ukraine, which have led to the import of cheaper Ukrainian grain. This has resulted in a surplus of Polish grain in warehouses and a reluctance to sell. In response, the Polish government has approved aid for cereal farmers, funded from the aid fund created for the war in Ukraine. The aid is granted to farmers who sell or process grains, with the amount varying by cereal type and period. However, Polish farmers had requested for rapeseed and buckwheat to also be included and the period to be extended, which has not been granted.
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Polish farmers have been complaining to their government for months that trade liberalization measures with Ukraine, approved by the EU to help the country at war, are sinking their grain market. Ukrainian grain enters without tariffs across the border with Poland at a much cheaper price than Polish grain. Already last year, the EU agreed that for a series of months, Ukrainian grain could enter Poland but not stay on the Polish market, but only pass through the country to other destinations. This measure ceased to be in force last September and Polish grain is accumulating in the warehouses of farmers, who are reluctant to sell at a ruinous price. For this reason, the Polish government has finally approved aid for cereal, which it had been promising for months. It is an aid that will benefit wheat, rye, barley, triticale or cereal mixtures that have been marketed since the beginning of the year or will be marketed until May 31. It would be financed from the aid fund created by the ...
Source: Agrodigital
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