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Sunflower seeds: tariffs on Russian food exports

March 20, 2024 at 4:55 PM , Der AUDITOR
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SOFIA/KYIV. Germany's sunflower seed imports have declined by 15% year-on-year, with shipments from France in particular experiencing a drastic decline. Meanwhile, the European Commission is working on restricting food imports from Russia and Belarus.

France's deliveries to Germany collapse

Between September 2023 and January 2024, Germany imported a total of 84,944 mt of sunflower seeds, a year-on-year decline of 15%. France can just about cling on to the position of main supplier with 30,281 mt, but imports in January 2024 totalled just 151 mt, compared to a good 10,500 mt in the same month last year. Accordingly, the difference for the entire period of the season to date is -24%. Shipments to Hungary (-18% to 3,990 mt), Poland (-28% to 3,190 mt) and Moldova (-20% to 2,905 mt) also declined, while imports from c

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