Ukraine will introduce an embargo on onions, tomatoes, cabbage, and apples from Poland, Polish information outlet Rzeczpospolita reported on Sept. 19.
Deputy Minister of Financial system and Commerce Consultant Taras Kachka reportedly instructed Rzeczpospolita that Ukraine has determined to ban the importation of Polish fruits and vegatables. In line with Kachka, the choice was made with a view to persuade Poland to “take a step again and comply with the grain commerce licensing mechanism developed in cooperation with the EU, for which Ukraine will probably be accountable.”
Following 5 months of failed negotiations, Ukraine filed a criticism with the World Commerce Group on Sept. 18. The Polish authorities has not but responded.
Kachka mentioned that Ukraine would begin authorized proceedings “to show that these actions are legally unsuitable.”
Earlier in Could, the EU imposed restrictions that allowed Poland, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, and Bulgaria to ban the home sale of Ukrainian wheat, maize, rapeseed, and sunflower seed, whereas nonetheless allowing the transit of those merchandise for exports elsewhere.
The nations requested the measure on account of complaints from native farmers that low-cost Ukrainian imports have been driving down agriculture costs.
Whereas the EU determined to not lengthen the ban past Sept. 15 after Kyiv pledged to take motion to tighten export controls to neighboring nations, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary continued restrictions on Ukrainian agricultural merchandise.
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