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Russia stops exporting sunflower and rapeseed

Русия спира износа на семе от слънчоглед и рапица
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Canola Seed & Rapeseed
Sunflower Seed
Russia
Regulation / Agreement
Apr 1, 2022
From Agri
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Russia's Ministry of Agriculture announced on Thursday that Russia will suspend exports of sunflower seeds and rapeseed from April 1 to August 31, BNR reported. Meanwhile, sunflower oil will be subject to a quota of 1.5 million tonnes, while the flour quota is set at 700,000 tonnes. "Currently, amid the sharp rise in world prices for sunflower oil and oilseeds, there is an increased demand for Russian products," the ministry said, adding that the decision was made to protect the domestic market and business.
Russia's Ministry of Agriculture announced on Thursday that Russia will suspend exports of sunflower seeds and rapeseed from April 1 to August 31, BNR reported. Meanwhile, sunflower oil will be subject to a quota of 1.5 million tonnes, while the flour quota is set at 700,000 tonnes. "Currently, amid the sharp rise in world prices for sunflower oil and oilseeds, there is an increased demand for Russian products," the ministry said, adding that the decision was made to protect the domestic market and business. At the same time, Dmitry Medvedev warned on Friday that Russia, the world's leading exporter of wheat, could limit agricultural supplies only to "friendly" countries amid Western sanctions on Moscow over the war. Ukraine. Such countries are all off the list of "enemies" - the United States and Canada, the European Union, Britain and its island territories, Ukraine, Montenegro, Switzerland, Albania, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Northern Macedonia ...
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