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Sunflower seeds: country-specific safeguards are being discussed

January 24, 2024 at 4:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
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KYIV/SOFIA. A proposal on how to protect EU countries neighbouring Ukraine from market-influencing imports is to be presented this week. Meanwhile, the Chinese sunflower seed market is booming, which is also having an impact on prices.

EU-wide influence should not be decisive

In the face of rising oil prices and the reluctance of growers to sell, prices for Bulgarian sunflower seeds rose again after a slight decline. An easing of the situation is not in sight for the time being. Meanwhile, a proposal is to be submitted to the European Commission this week on how the interests of Ukraine's border states can be taken into account without restricting Ukraine's trade activities too much. Last year, countries such as Poland and Hungary banned the import of various Ukrainian agricultural products, inclu

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