EU beef and sheep meat exports to Iran will soon be significantly facilitated, after the country adopts a single health certification system for exports from all EU Member States.
The EU’s new Horizon 2020 work programme was unveiled on 27 October 2017, including an investment of €1 billion towards knowledge and innovation in agriculture, food and rural development.
Unjustified trade barriers on European cheeses imposed by China have been lifted, allowing trade to resume immediately.
The European Commission has agreed to allow national governments to make advance payments to farmers in order to help those affected by the difficult climatic conditions in the first part of 2017. Full article…
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In light of an ample supply and low prices for maize, the automatic mechanism calculating import duties was triggered, setting as of today import duty on maize, sorghum and rye at €5.16 per tonne. This will ensure that European producers are not put at a disadvantage in the current market conditions.