The European Commission has reached an agreement with Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary. It is about the import of Ukrainian grain.
The European Commission has reached an agreement in principle with five member states to regulate the import of Ukrainian grain. In the countries concerned, this includes, among other things, protection for producers of certain types of grain.
Dombrovskis announces protective measures
Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission, said: “The European Commission will propose urgent safeguard measures for four other crops: wheat, maize, rapeseed and sunflower seeds. For others, we will propose investigations. There will be a EUR 100 million financial support package for farmers in neighboring countries.”
counteract the fall in prices
In return, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary are to lift their import restrictions on Ukrainian grain. The states wanted to protect local agriculture and counteract a fall in prices.
Source : Euro News