Challenges ahead for new crop
The EU has opted to extend the import restrictions applying for the four Ukrainian agricultural products in Bulgaria, Slovakia and Poland along with Hungary and Romania until 15 September. Transits, however, remain possible and the restrictions will be eased step by step. According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine shipments of durum wheat, hybrid corn and seeds for sowing are already exempt from these restrictions.
As shipments over the Black Sea have become difficult the EU is an important partner for Ukra