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Policy measures taken by governments to reduce the impact of soaring prices
(as of 11 July 2008)

NORTH AMERICA, EUROPE AND OCEANIA

 
Belarus
 
   [Jun 2008] Introduced a 40-percent export tax on wheat and Meslin.
 
 
Russian Federation
 
   [Jul 2008] Export taxes on wheat and barley removed.
 
 
Ukraine
 
   [May 2008] Grain export quotas are lifted.
 
   [May 2008] Cancelled quota restrictions on grain exports.
 
   [Jun 2008] Will increase allocation of funds to purchase grain for state reserve by USD 100 million.