Articles in Food Protectionism Tag

08 June 2022 3 min reading


Food protectionism on the rise

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has severely affected food production, sending prices soaring worldwide. It has also triggered protectionism of food products in many countries. After India, major EU food exporting nations such as Hungary have halted the export of certain crops. “We have about 22 countries now with 41 export restrictions or prohibitions on food,” said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the head of the World Trade Organisation.

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