Agriculture World Trade Organization

French centre-right MEPs call for taking into account EU agricultural sensitivies in Doha Round

The next INTA committee meeting on 15 October will discuss amendments to a planned motion for a resolution on the WTO Doha Development Agenda. French MEPs Tokia Saifi and Fank Proust, of the centre-right EPP group and members of the committee reveal how much agricultural protection remains a French concern. …

Agriculture EU trade policies

Parliament backs plans to extend GIs to non agricultural products

EU Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs approves of the EU’s initiative to extend the coverage of geographical indications to non agricultural goods. The report tabled by the rapporteur of this file Virginie Rozière (S&D) writes: “proper Europe-wide protection of the geographical indications used to designate non-agricultural products could help to …