5 Sep 2023 16:30

Kyrgyzstan imposes temporary ban on exporting feed

BISHKEK. Sept 5 (Interfax) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan has imposed a six-month ban on exporting feed, and Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Akylbek Japarov has signed the corresponding resolution.

"To establish a temporary six-month ban on exporting certain types of agricultural products from Kyrgyzstan, excluding re-export, transit, and humanitarian aid," according to the resolution.

The list of banned goods includes hay, straw, feed, bran, barley, wheat, rice, and oats.

The country's Economy and Commerce Ministry has been assigned to notify the Eurasian Economic Commission regarding the implementation of the temporary ban within three days of the date that the resolution enters into force.

The resolution enters into force as of seven days from the date of official publication.

The country's Agriculture Ministry had previously submitted a proposal to the government to introduce restrictions on exporting feed until the end of 2023 to ensure the country's food security.