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Sunflower seeds: Polish farmers to start blocking borders

February 7, 2024 at 4:08 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. Ukraine's goverment has simplified licencing procedures for exporting sunflower seeds to Bulgaria. Farmers in Poland intend to block border checkpoints with Ukraine.

Protests pay off

Last week sunflower seed processors in Bulgaria threatened to take to the streets should free trade with Ukraine remain restricted. Trouble is that a shortage persists in the doemstic market and continuous supplies from Ukraine are urgently required. Although the EU did not renew the import ban for Ukrainian wheat, rapeseed and corn along with sunflower seeds to the neighbourging member states Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary, Poland as well as Slovakia, trading is regulated by licencing procedures to protect the individual domestic markets and produce

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