Ukraine attempting wheat exports

2022-07-06 13:18:57 Exim News

The war torn Ukraine is currently negotiating with Turkey and United Nations to facilitate exports of their surplus wheat through their ports after the Russian troops have vacated the islands in the black sea leading to ports in their country.

 

Exports will be difficult in some places but definitely possible

 

Amidst reports that about 20 million tons of surplus Ukraine wheat is available for Exports its President Zelensky is quoted as having said exports will be difficult in some places but definitely possible. Ukraine as a grain exporting country and its farmers who need funds to prepare for the next years sowing are interested in it.

We are currently negotiating with the Turkish side and the UN. Our representatives are responsible for the safety of grain exiting our ports. But it is a very important moment for someone to guarantee the safety of the ships of certain countries that will come to us to load food products other than Russia, which we do not trust, President Zelensky was quoted by international media reports.

We are working on various ways, both by rail and by the river, to export our grain

 

The President said Ukraine is not wasting time and we are working on various ways, both by rail and by the river, to export our grain. The Russian military fleet is blocking sea routes to Ukrainian ports on the Black Sea coast, making it impossible to safely transport grain to other countries, Ukrayinska Pravda reported.

Meanwhile, Turkey situated at the entrance of the black sea is trying to mediate port unblock talks by demining the Black Sea and escorting bulk carriers for their safety. 

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