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    Polish-Ukrainian standoff over EU grain imports coming to an end?

    All the signs are that the conflict between Poland and Ukraine over grain imports can be
    averted. After the Russians blocked the transit of grain, Kiev is demanding the opening of EU
    markets. Poland is opposed, fearing the collapse of its agricultural industry. The EU’s agriculture
    commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said that the European Union is ready to export almost all
    of Ukraine’s agricultural goods via “solidarity lanes”. And the EU will review the ban after several
    countries pushed for extension beyond the Sept. 15 ban expiry.


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