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Sunflower seeds: measures come too late

May 11, 2023 at 9:49 AM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. According to market players, the protective measures adopted for various agricultural commodities from Ukraine have come too late. Meanwhile, voices are being raised in the Moldovan agricultural sector to follow the EU's lead and introduce an import ban on sunflower seeds and other products.

Bulgarian traders groan under sunflower seed stocks

Last week, the temporary preventive measures imposed by the European Commission to protect EU countries bordering Ukraine came into force. While market players generally approve of this move, the new restrictions came too late for those affected to benefit significantly. This is at least true for the Bulgarian sunflower seed market. Traders are sitting on raw kernels that they bought at prices much higher than they can now sell again. Full warehouses, lack of demand and the approaching harvest are putting massive p

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