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Publication of latest agri-food trade figures: Record #EUAgriFoodExports

Publication of latest agri-food trade figures: Record #EUAgriFoodExports

| January 11, 2019

The latest monthly agri-food trade report shows that EU agri-food export values reached a record high in October 2018. Valued at €13.1 billion, total exports were 2.9% above the previous highest level registered in March 2017.  The monthly agri-food trade surplus stood at €3bn – a 13% increase from October 2017, and the second biggest surplus on […]

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#EUAgriculturalOutlook – Changing consumer habits to shape agricultural markets by 2030

#EUAgriculturalOutlook – Changing consumer habits to shape agricultural markets by 2030

| December 10, 2018

The Commission has published in the framework of the 2018 EU Agricultural Outlook Conference projections for the European agricultural markets to 2030 for a wide range of agri-food products, including meat, arable crops, milk and dairy products, and fruit and vegetables. The evolution of agricultural income and the environmental aspects of EU agriculture are also […]

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€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

| November 20, 2018

The 2019 programmes for the promotion of EU agri-food products will focus primarily on markets outside the EU with the highest potential for growth. The European Commission adopted the 2019 promotion policy work programme on 14 November, with €191.6 million to be made available for programmes selected for EU co-financing – an increase of €12.5m […]

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#DairyMarket – Skimmed milk powder stocks reduced by half

#DairyMarket – Skimmed milk powder stocks reduced by half

| November 13, 2018

Half of the skimmed milk powder bought into public stock since 2015 (190,000 out of 380,000 tonnes) has been put back into the market without jeopardizing its functioning and the recovery of the sector. The latest tender sale of 30,000 tonnes took place on 8 November. The latest EU price report for the dairy market […]

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Competition – #Agriculture – Commission publishes report on application of competition rules in agricultural sector

Competition – #Agriculture – Commission publishes report on application of competition rules in agricultural sector

| October 30, 2018

The European Commission has published the first report on the application of competition rules in the agricultural sector. The report shows that the work of European competition authorities can help farmers to obtain better conditions when selling their products to large buyers or co-operatives. The main findings of the report concern the (a) work of […]

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#EESC says a fully-funded, strong #CommonAgriculturalPolicy is essential

#EESC says a fully-funded, strong #CommonAgriculturalPolicy is essential

| October 29, 2018

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) believes a fully-funded, strong Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is essential and rejects any cuts to the CAP budget. The EESC welcomes the legislative proposals on the CAP, with the new focus on increased environmental and climate change ambition, subsidiarity and simplification. While welcoming the greater freedom the new […]

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#Agriculture – Latest report shows income increase in the EU farming sector

#Agriculture – Latest report shows income increase in the EU farming sector

| October 22, 2018

The Commission has published the latest Farm Economics Overview report which shows that incomes in the EU farming sector grew in 2014 and 2015, which increase reverses the decline seen in 2013. Particularly strong income growth was seen in the horticultural and wine sectors and for permanent crops (mainly fruit and berry trees, bushes, vines […]

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