ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Mar 2022

In March 2022, the Belarusian government introduced a temporary export ban on rice, pasta, rye flour, and barley flour.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Silkway News (30.03.2022). "Belarus has banned export of rice, pasta and flour". Retrieved on 28.04.2022: https://www.silkway.news/belarus-has-banned-export-of-rice-pasta-64821/
Belta (30.03.2022). "Belarus suspends export of rice, pasta, flour". Retrieved on 28.04.2022: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/belarus-suspends-export-of-rice-pasta-flour-149071-2022/
24 Happenings (29.03.2022). "Belarus has banned the export of rice, pasta and flour from the country". Retrieved on 28.04.2022: https://24happenings.com/top-world/154999.html

Inception date: 29 Mar 2022 | Removal date: 29 Jun 2022

Export ban

On 29 March 2022, the government of Belarus introduced a temporary export ban on rice, pasta, rye flour, and barley flour. According to the government, the export ban is introduced in order to strengthen the country's food security and prevent shortages of the goods in question.

Additionally, the government notes that exports to the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are not subject to the ban.

Update

On 14 April 2022, the government of Belarus announced that it is now permitted to export up to 1kg of rice and pasta.

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