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Sunflower seeds: "It is stupid to ban imports that do not exist"

September 27, 2023 at 4:57 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/CHIȘINĂU. There is still no mutually satisfactory arrangement with the EU states concerned regarding agricultural imports from Ukraine, but efforts are being made to reach an agreement soon. Meanwhile, Moldovan growers are also demanding measures from the government.

Parties converge

Under ideal conditions, Ukraine should be able to produce about 14 million mt of sunflower seeds this year, according to current projections by the US Department of Agriculture. So far, 1.089 million ha have been harvested, yielding 2.375 million mt. This brings the current average yield per hectare to 2.18 mt/ha.

According to market players, the yields in Bulgaria were significantly higher than at the beginning of the harvesting process, which gives hope for a high-yield production. This circumstance encourages the Bulgarian government in i

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