Poland: Ukraine wants to keep as many privileges as possible

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Published Apr 18, 2024

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In 2023, Poland's food exports soared to EUR 52 billion, a significant achievement highlighted by Agriculture Minister Czesław Siekierski at the 20th Congress of Polish Exporters. This growth underscores Poland's progress since joining the EU, although concerns about the export structure, particularly the high proportion of tobacco and alcoholic beverages, were noted. Siekierski emphasized the importance of developing infrastructure, like grain ports and banking, to boost exports further. He also addressed the challenges of trade liberalization with Ukraine, which has disrupted the Polish agricultural market, and mentioned ongoing negotiations to balance trade privileges. The potential for Polish-Ukrainian joint ventures was highlighted as a way to utilize Ukraine's raw materials for mutual export benefits.
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Since joining the EU, Poland has made great progress in exports, including: agri-food products. The value of food exports in 2023 amounted to EUR 52 billion. We must do everything to further strengthen this export, said the Minister of Agriculture, Czesław Siekierski, on Wednesday. On Wednesday, the 20th Congress of Polish Exporters was held at the Ministry of Agriculture, in which Minister Siekierski participated. The head of the Ministry of Agriculture noted that Polish exports are growing, although some comments may be made about their structure, e.g. the fact that exports of tobacco and alcoholic beverages occupy a large position in trade. But - as he added - dairy and poultry products are gaining an increasingly stronger position in exports. Last year, food exports amounted to EUR 52 billion, which, with imports valued at EUR 33 billion, resulted in a positive exchange balance of EUR 19 billion. According to the minister, to further strengthen exports, it is necessary to ...
Source: AgroPolska
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