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Sunflower seeds: EU Commission imposes temporary preventive measures

May 3, 2023 at 4:56 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. The European Commission has reduced its forecast for the EU sunflower seed crop compared to the March figures. Earlier this week, it also announced the measures taken to provide relief to growers in EU countries bordering Ukraine.

EU measures limited to one month for now

Last Tuesday, the European Commission “has […] adopted exceptional and temporary preventive measures on imports of a limited number of products from Ukraine under the exceptional safeguard of the Autonomous Trade Measures Regulation. These measures are necessary given the exceptional circumstances of serious logistical bottlenecks experienced in five Member States. The measures concern only four agricultural products – wheat, maize, rapeseed and sunflower seed – originating in Ukraine. They aim t

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