EU grants largest grain import quotas to Ukraine in 2017

EU grants largest grain import quotas to Ukraine in 2017

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The European Committee for cereals has granted the largest grain import quotas to Ukraine for 2017 within the framework of the tariff agreement, UkrAgroConsult consulting agency reports.

In particular, the import quotas for wheat increased to 960 thousand tonnes (compared to 950 thousand tonnes in 2016), barley - 270 thousand tonnes (250 thousand tonnes in 2016), corn - 450 thousand tonnes (400 thousand tonnes in 2016).

By comparison, the similar quotas for wheat imports from the Unites States are 572 thousand tonnes, Canada - 38.853 thousand tonnes, third countries - 594.597 thousand tonnes.

The quotas for barley imports from third countries (excluding Ukraine) are 307.105 thousand tonnes, corn imports - 138.994 thousand tonnes.

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