Hungary asks EU to extend restrictions on imports of agricultural products from Ukraine until 2024

State Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture Zsolt Feldman stated that Hungary asked the European Union to extend restrictions on imports of Ukrainian grains and oilseeds for five Eastern European countries until at least the end of 2023. That’s according to Reuters, Ukrinform reports. Feldman also added that Budapest has asked Brussels to provide financial … Read more

Ukraine, Spain discuss agricultural exports towards Europe

Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Mykola Solskyi and Spanish Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Minister Luis Planas Puchades have discussed the export of Ukrainian-produced agricultural products towards Europe. The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry, an Ukrinform correspondent reports. Solskyi expressed gratitude to the Spanish minister for providing assistance … Read more

Ukraine exports over 43.3M t of grains, pulses

In the current marketing year (MY) (from July 1, 2022, to May 12, 2023), Ukraine exported 43.336 million tonnes of grains and pulses. According to Ukrinform, Ukraine’s Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food reported this. It is noted that in 2022/2023 MY Ukraine exported 14.89 million tonnes of wheat, 2.523 million tonnes of barley, 17,900 … Read more

European Parliament supports duty-free trade with Ukraine for another year

At a plenary session in Strasbourg, the European Parliament voted by a majority in the first reading to extend duty-free trade with Ukraine for another year, starting June 6, 2023. According to an Ukrinform correspondent, 537 deputies voted in favor, 42 voted against, and 38 abstained. The European Commission has proposed to extend trade liberalization … Read more

European Commission bans certain agri-imports from Ukraine

The European Commission has adopted “exceptional and temporary preventive measures” on limited imports from Ukraine as regards five EU member states bordering Ukraine. That’s according to the Commission’s press service, Ukrinform reports. “The European Commission has today adopted exceptional and temporary preventive measures on imports of a limited number of products from Ukraine under the … Read more

Ukraine will suffer significant losses due to embargo on agricultural exports to EU – Hetmantsev

Ukraine will suffer significant losses due to the embargo on the export of its agricultural products to neighboring countries of the European Union. The chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Taxation and Financial Policy, Danylo Hetmantsev, announced this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports. “That is, only these two countries (Poland and Hungary – ed.), which … Read more

Ukraine, Canada expand free trade agreement

Ukraine and Canada have agreed to expand the bilateral free trade agreement. According to an Ukrinform correspondent, the Prime Ministers of Canada and Ukraine, Justin Trudeau and Denys Shmyhal, took part in a signing ceremony in Toronto on Tuesday, April 11. In addition, Canada and Ukraine concluded an Agreement on Youth Mobility that will facilitate … Read more