Deputy Minister of Agrarian Coverage and Meals of Ukraine Markiyan Dmytrasevych addressed a gathering of the EU Council on Agriculture and Fisheries. He outlined to MEPs the state of affairs with the export of Ukrainian agricultural merchandise and spoke concerning the precedence wants of Ukraine as a result of blockade of seaports, in response to the Authorities portal.
“On the present low price of exports, Ukraine might obtain a scarcity of storage services for the harvest of 10-15 million tons. Earlier than the struggle, the full storage capability was 75 million tons of grain, however in the present day solely 60 million tons of storage stays – the remaining was misplaced because of destruction and non permanent occupation. Subsequently, now we have an pressing have to equip non permanent grain storages – modular buildings and plastic luggage, “Markiyan Dmytrasevych outlined the state of affairs.
EU governments will think about offering Ukraine with such non permanent storage services – consequently, it ought to considerably assist protect the harvest and safe future grain provides to world markets.
“Purposeful phytosanitary and veterinary laboratories within the Danube port in Izmail will assist velocity up the export of Ukrainian merchandise, in addition to a enough variety of laboratory tools at border checkpoints by way of which transit takes place. Ukraine has already made a request to the European Fee, “stated the Deputy Minister.
Markiyan Dmytrasevych thanked for the political, humanitarian, navy and monetary assist supplied to Ukraine by the EU member states, and known as to not cease arms provides to Ukraine, as “solely assist for the territorial integrity of our nation is a assure of world meals safety.”
Following the assembly of the EU Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Markiyan Dmytrasevych stated that the European delegation ought to go to border checkpoints subsequent week to evaluate the state of affairs with inspections and additional scale back forms on the borders for the export of Ukrainian agricultural merchandise.