This is evidenced by the data on the website of the European Commission, reports EP. The former head of Ministry of agrarian policy Olga Trofimova said that in order to export tomatoes, peppers, apples, pears, plums, etc. Ukrainian manufacturer shall apply to the state foods and consumer service to confirm that the product comes from areas free of quarantine pests specified in EU Directive 2019/523.
She noted that the Ministry has repeatedly warned Ukrainian exporters about changes in EU requirements.
Earlier, the Ukrainian fruit and vegetable Association announced that from September 1, 2019 fruit importers in the EU countries refuse to buy apples and pears from Ukraine and other countries outside the European Union, in connection with the entry into force of the Directive (EU) 2019/523.
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