EU plans hefty tariffs on Russian wheat

Gregor Heard
March 26 2024 - 9:00am
Russia is a major player in both wheat and oilseed markets. Photo by Gregor Heard.
Russia is a major player in both wheat and oilseed markets. Photo by Gregor Heard.

The European Union is set to implement substantial tariffs of close to 50 per cent on imports of Russian wheat in a bid to stop Russia trying to destabilise the EU by flooding its western neighbours with cheap wheat.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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