Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Mykola Solskyi has paid a working go to to the Republic of Latvia to discuss the possibility of agricultural exports via Latvian ports.
The related assertion was made by the Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry, an Ukrinform correspondent experiences.
“As part of the visit, Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Minister Mykola Solskyi met with Latvian Agriculture Minister Kaspars Gerhards, as well as visited Riga Free Port, Ventspils Free Port and the Liepāja Special Economic Zone. Solskyi was introduced to Latvia’s port and logistics infrastructure, and discussed the possibility of Ukraine’s agricultural exports via Latvian ports,” the report states.
Solskyi additionally met with the representatives of Latvian native self-government authorities, port administrations, grain terminal operators and grain merchants.
A reminder that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has already affected about 25% of the world commerce in grain crops and prompted a spike in world costs. Ukraine’s grain exports are considerably lowering. At the second, Russia has blocked dozens of service provider ships loaded with grain at Ukrainian ports.
Latvian President Egils Levits acknowledged earlier that Latvia may assist Ukraine with grain exports via Latvian ports.
Photo: Ukrainian Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry