Agriculture

Agriculture: Eleven member states want EU Mercosur talks suspension
Agriculture LatAm & Caribbean WTO & Plurilaterals

Agriculture: Eleven member states want EU Mercosur talks suspension

The Council meeting on agriculture and fisheries held in Brussels on Monday (12 June 2017) lay bare a deep divide over ongoing trade policy between a group of countries made up of Southern European countries, Ireland, and Central and Eastern European countries, and the rest of the EU.   Eleven countries called on the EU to take a cautious …

Member states initiate talks with Parliament over Ukraine trade preferences
Agriculture Ukraine, Russia & CIS

Member states initiate talks with Parliament over Ukraine trade preferences

EU ambassadors revised proposals to increase unilateral trade preferences to Ukraine today (6 June 2017), only a few days after the European Parliament voted to reduce the number of products covered by an offer made to Ukraine several months ago to complement the bilateral free trade agreement – DCFTA – that came into force …

Brexit: new world for wines?
Agriculture Brexit

Brexit: new world for wines?

  The British wine industry is not happy about the effects of Brexit on their trade. But longer term, prospects for British consumers could improve.   “It’s a bit gloomy”, said Jancis Robinson, a leading British wine writer and Financial Times columnist. The British public will have to “drink less, and less …