“During our talks, the authorities underlined their commitment to open, transparent and rule-based international trade.

In this context, especially at a time of high inflation and a tense supply chain, we clearly see the advantage of eliminating tariffs introduced in the past five years, ”RIA Novosti quotes her words, said at a meeting of the Fund with American representatives.  

The IMF also sees an opportunity for the US to "engage with its trading partners to resolve long-term concerns and disagreements," Georgieva said.

The US Department of Commerce said earlier that it would ask the Customs Service to impose anti-dumping duties on nitrogen fertilizers supplied from Russia.

According to Anatoly Antonov, Russian Ambassador to Washington, the West is taking steps to further increase food prices.