Factbox: Trade restrictions on food exports due to coronavirus pandemic

FILE PHOTO: A view exhibits ears of wheat in a discipline owned by the "Siberia" farming firm throughout sundown exterior the village of Ogur in Krasnoyarsk Area, Russia September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin/File Photograph

PARIS (1) - Here's a record of nations which have utilized commerce restrictions on food or agricultural merchandise due to the unfold of the coronavirus world wide.


Suspended exports of processed grains comparable to ready-to-eat buckwheat, rice or oat flakes from March 20 for 10 days following an increase in home demand as Russians, frightened by the coronavirus epidemic, stockpiled staples.


Suspended exports of wheat flour, buckwheat, sugar, sunflower oil and a few greens till no less than April 15 to guarantee a gradual provide, the federal government mentioned.


Quickly suspended rice export contracts till March 28 because it checks whether or not it has enough home provides to cope through the coronavirus outbreak, the federal government mentioned.


Ukraine, a serious international exporter of grain and vegetable oils, doesn't plan to limit food exports, the deputy economic system minister in command of agriculture mentioned on Thursday. Ukraine’s president final week food exports needs to be restricted in accordance to a listing drawn up by the federal government.

Reporting by Sybille de La Hamaide; Enhancing by Kirsten Donovan and Mark Heinrich

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