Exclusive: Boris Johnson signals UK’s willingness to demine, help export grain from Ukraine

KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining operations off Ukraine’s southern coast and was considering offering insurance to ships to move millions of tonnes of grain stuck in the country. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine and blockade of its Black Sea ports … Read more

Turkey says it is investigating claims of Russia shipping stolen Ukrainian grain

ANKARA, June 23 (Reuters) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that Ankara was investigating claims that Ukrainian grain has been stolen by Russia and shipped to countries including Turkey, but added the probes had not found any stolen shipments so far. Kyiv’s ambassador to Ankara said in early June that Turkish buyers … Read more

Biden administration leans on Tesla for guidance in renewable fuel policy reform

June 23 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden rarely mentions electric car maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in public. But privately his administration has leaned on the company to help craft a new policy to allow electric vehicles (EVs) to benefit from the nation’s lucrative renewable fuel subsidies, according to emails reviewed by Reuters. The Biden … Read more

Biden touts temporary grain silos on Ukraine border to help exports

Ukrainian flag is covered with grains in this picture illustration taken May 9, 2022. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 14 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that temporary silos would be built along the border with Ukraine, including … Read more

Ukraine grain exports via Poland, Romania face bottlenecks, deputy foreign minister says

SINGAPORE, June 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine has established two routes through Poland and Romania to export grain and avert a global food crisis although bottlenecks have slowed the supply chain, Kyiv’s deputy foreign minister said on Sunday. Dmytro Senik said global food security was at risk because Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had halted Kyiv’s Black … Read more

Explainer: Why India holds the key to global rice market outlook

MUMBAI / NEW DELHI, June 10 (Reuters) – India’s surprise decision to ban wheat exports has raised concerns about potential curbs on rice exports as well, prompting rice traders to step up purchases and place atypical orders for longer-dated deliveries. Government and trade officials have said India, the world’s biggest exporter of rice, does not … Read more

Russia says no agreement reached with Turkey on Ukrainian grain sale

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a joint news conference of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Moscow, Russia February 18, 2022. Sputnik / Sergey Guneev / Kremlin via REUTERS / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday … Read more

Kremlin says sanctions must be lifted for Russian grain to reach markets

Grain is loaded on a truck at the Mlybor flour mill facility in Chernihiv region, Ukraine, May 24, 2022. REUTERS / Edgar Su / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Western sanctions against Moscow must be lifted before Russian … Read more

Turkey says UN plan for Ukraine grain exports reasonable, Kyiv wary

More talks needed on grain corridor, Cavusoglu says Lavrov says onus on Ukraine to de-mine its ports Global food crisis threatened by halt to Ukraine grain exports ANKARA, June 8 (Reuters) – Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday a United Nations plan to ease a global food crisis by restarting Ukrainian grain exports along a … Read more

Russia says two Ukrainian ports ready to ship grain but Kyiv must demine coast

Russia has seized large parts of Ukraine’s coast Moscow says sanctions, Kyiv to blame lack of grain Ukraine accused Russia of stealing grain supplies Kremlin says grain ships need to be checked for weapons LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday that two major Ukrainian ports on the Sea of ‚Äč‚ÄčAzov seized by … Read more