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EU leading in #GlobalAgriFoodTrade

EU leading in #GlobalAgriFoodTrade

| September 6, 2019

In a report published on 5 September,, the EU confirms for yet another year its position as largest global exporter of agri-food products, with EU exports reaching €138 billion in 2018. Agriculture products represent a solid share of 7% of the value of EU total goods exported in 2018, ranking fourth after machinery, other manufactured […]

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#Trade – #EUAgri-FoodExports continue growing at record pace

#Trade – #EUAgri-FoodExports continue growing at record pace

| July 23, 2019

The latest monthly agri-food trade report published on 22 July shows that a strong increase in exports observed from the beginning of the year continues. According to the latest monthly data available (May 2019), agri-food exports are now doing 13% better than a year ago. The best performing exports include pork meat, spirits and liqueurs, wine […]

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#Agriculture – Commission gives geographical indication for UK ‘Ayrshire New Potatoes’

#Agriculture – Commission gives geographical indication for UK ‘Ayrshire New Potatoes’

| July 11, 2019

The Commission has approved the addition of ‘Ayrshire New Potatoes’/‘Ayrshire Earlies’ in the register of Protected Geographical Indication (PGI). The newly protected product is planted, grown and harvested in the county of Ayrshire in the South West of Scotland. Ayrshire has been at the heart of the British potato industry since the cultivation of the crop was […]

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#USAgriculture needs a 21st-century ‘New Deal’

#USAgriculture needs a 21st-century ‘New Deal’

| July 11, 2019

These are difficult times in farm country. Historic spring rains – 600% above average in some places – inundated fields and homes. The US Department of Agriculture predicts that this year’s corn and soybean crops will be the smallest in four years, due partly to delayed planting, write Maywa Montenegro, Annie Shattuck and Joshua Sbicca. Even before the floods, […]

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#Agriculture – Commission publishes latest short-term outlook for main EU agricultural sectors

#Agriculture – Commission publishes latest short-term outlook for main EU agricultural sectors

| July 5, 2019

The latest agricultural short-term outlook report published today by the European Commission shows in its main findings that EU exports of pork, beef, olive oil and dairy products are expected to continue increasing in 2019 with overall EU agricultural production also on the rise. The dairy sector sees sustained demand for EU dairy products and favourable weather conditions. In addition, global demand […]

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Publication of latest #AgriFoodTradeFigures – EU keeps strong on agri-food exports

Publication of latest #AgriFoodTradeFigures – EU keeps strong on agri-food exports

| July 1, 2019

The latest monthly agri-food trade report published today shows that the monthly value of EU agri-food exports in April 2019 reached €12.6 billion, 12.5% above the value registered one year ago in April 2018. Imports were valued at €10.3bn – a 4% increase from April 2018, bringing the monthly agri-food trade surplus to €2.3bn. Export values significantly increased […]

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#DairyMarket – Public stocks of skimmed milk powder now empty

#DairyMarket – Public stocks of skimmed milk powder now empty

| June 24, 2019

At the last tender sale, the remaining 162 tonnes of skimmed milk powder out of a total, original amount of 380,000 tonnes in public stocks were sold, fully emptying as a result the total stocks bought and managed by the Commission. Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan said: “Today’s sale of the last remaining […]

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