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Polish farmers began to unblock the border with Ukraine

Ukraine
Poland
Regulation & Compliances
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 24, 2024

Tridge summary

Polish farmers have ended their blockade of the 'Dorogusk-Yagodin' checkpoint on the Ukrainian border, following strikes that secured additional EU funding and a review of the 'Green Deal' policy. However, the 'Rava-Ruska-Grebenne' point remains blocked, with farmers allowing up to 60 trucks to leave Ukraine per day, excluding those transporting agricultural products. The move has been criticized by the Polish Prime Minister and leading European trade associations, which have called on EU companies to boycott Polish carriers involved in the blockade. Despite the partial unblocking of the border, wheat and rapeseed quotations on European exchanges have risen, suggesting that Ukrainian grain has minimal impact on global prices.
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After the end of the local elections and receiving aid from the EU, the Polish authorities began to react more actively to blocking the border with Ukraine, so local farmers began to unblock the checkpoints. With strikes at the border, Polish farmers obtained additional funding from the EU and a promise to review the "Green Deal" policy in European agriculture. Yesterday, farmers ended the blockade of the "Dorogusk-Yagodin" checkpoint, which lasted since February 9, and the day before resumed the movement of trucks through the "Sheghini-Medyka" and "Krakivets-Korchova" crossings. The "Rava-Ruska-Grebenne" point remains blocked on the Polish side, but the protesters promised to allow up to 60 trucks a day to leave Ukraine, excluding transport transporting agricultural products (cargoes of groups 1-24). After the summit of the European Council, Polish Prime Minister D. Tusk said that the country's authorities cannot allow blocking of borders regardless of the reasons for the ...
Source: Graintrade
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