Grain truce between Ukraine, Russia under fire within hours of being signed

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 26 2022 - 8:00pm
REOPENING: Ukrainian grain ports, such as this one on the Black Sea, are set to reopen as part of a treaty with Russia, but there is scepticism how long the peace deal will last.

THE GRAINS industry remains cynical about the prospects of Ukrainian grain making it out to the broader market in significant volumes in spite of a widely publicised treaty between Ukraine and Russia that was set up to allow safe passage for grain ships on the Black Sea.

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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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