Lithuania: Tighter control on import of grain from Russia

Lithuania has implemented stricter controls on grain imports from Russia and other high-risk countries and territories as of 18 March 2024, BNS reports. Under the new rules, all shipments by land to the Lithuanian market or for export will be inspected. The Agriculture Ministry expects the controls to be extended to include checks on the origin of grain as well. The list of high-risk countries and territories include Russia, Belarus, Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine and Georgia, as well as Moldova’s breakaway region of Transnistria.