War cut organic exports from Ukraine by 5 times – Organic Standard




Despite paralyzed logistics, Ukraine keeps on exporting organic products, however, the volume are 5 times lower, director of Organic Standard certification agency Sergey Galashevsky said.

“We are ready to provide exports and we have corresponding agreements with European Commission for certain simplification of exports. We carry out inspections, if possible, in relatively safe regions and some distant document checks. We have official procedures and experience for this”, – he said.

According to S. Galashevsky, it is difficult to assess the market now. It is possible that a certain percentage of organic producers will suspend their activities, mainly those located in the occupied territories.