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The government of Belarus has extended the ban on the export of sunflower and rapeseed

Published Oct 4, 2023

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The Council of Ministers of Belarus has extended the ban on the export of grain crops, rapeseed, and sunflowers for six more months. Exporters of these products must obtain one-time licenses to export outside the country. The ban does not apply to humanitarian aid or transit shipments. Belarus intends to purchase a million tons of grain, including 500 thousand tons from Russia, due to a 15% decrease in cereal grain harvest in 2023.
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The Council of Ministers of Belarus decided to extend the ban on the export of grain crops, rapeseed, and sunflowers from the country for six months; the corresponding government resolution No. 651 was published on the National Legal Internet Portal. The document deals with crops such as wheat and meslin, rye, barley, oats, corn, buckwheat, millet, triticale, other cereals, as well as rapeseed and sunflower seeds. To export these food products outside the republic, exporters need to obtain one-time licenses from the Ministry of Antimonopoly Regulation and Trade in agreement with the regional executive committees and the Minsk City Executive Committee. The ban does not apply to products supplied as part of humanitarian aid and in transit. The Belarusian authorities introduced a ban on the export of grain in August 2021, after which this measure, designed to provide food to the domestic market, was extended three times - in March and September 2022, as well as in the spring of 2023. ...
Source: Oilworld
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