Black Sea Initiative Ukraine grain exports exceed one million tonnes

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2022 September

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    Contemporary news > 2022


    food security

    Scope & contentMore than one million tonnes of grain and other commodities have been exported from Ukrainian ports under the recent Black Sea initiative so far, says its UN Coordinator Amir Abdulla.

    Joint Coordination Centre (JCC) was established on July 27, with its operations beginning on August 1, 2022. The JCC brings together representatives from Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and the UN – the signatories of the landmark agreement.

    In its initial run of 120 days, the Initiative hopes to see significant volumes of commercial grain exports move from three key Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea – Odesa, Chornomorsk, Yuzhny – to world markets.

    “As the world grapples with food insecurity and high prices, the importance of this Initiative is clear…Read more.

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