EU needs to compensate agri producers over Russian trade ban – Carthy

The EU should compensate agri producers who are suffering as a result of the Russian trade embargo on Western products. That’s the advice from the Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy. The Russians introduced the trade ban as a counter measure to international sanctions over their actions in Ukraine. Mr Carthy is calling for additional funding to compensate producers whose businesses are being badly impacted by the Russian trade ban.







Russian EU trade ban could damage Irish Agri-food sector – Carthy

The Russian trade embargo of EU agri-goods could have an adverse effect on the Irish Agri-food sector. That’s the worry of the Sinn MEP for Ireland’s Midlands North West constituency Matt Carthy. Speaking to EuroParlRadio at the EU Parliament in Strasbourg in September Mr Carthy said Russian customers could forge long-term trade agreements with alternative producers.