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EU biodiesel sector set to open new round in struggle against imports

The EU biodiesel sector plans to react on the recent decision by the European Commission's trade defence committee to lower the anti-dumping (AD) duties on Argentine biodiesel by September 28, 2017, industry sources have said.

European Agricultural Policy Biofuels

EU consults member states to slash duties on Argentine biodiesel imports

A European Union panel has voted to cut the anti-dumping (AD) duty rates on biodiesel imports from Argentina. The new rates, ranging from 4.5-8.1%, should be introduced by September 28, the European Commission has said.

European Agricultural Policy Biofuels

Collapsing world sugar market makes life difficult for EU producers

EU sugar producers are facing the prospect of marketing a massive 2017 crop predominantly within the boundaries of the bloc, with exports currently unprofitable (reports Agra Europe’s sister analyst F.O. Licht).

European Agricultural Policy Trade Agreements

Brussels discusses special measures to boost sugar supplies

The European Commission plans to appeal to EU member states for special measures to prevent a short-term crunch in sugar supplies, just months before the bloc will harvest its biggest crop in more than ten years.

European Agricultural Policy Europe

Analysis: Article 50 and the EU sugar market - what happens now?

There is a considerable amount of uncertainty in store for the sugar sector over the next two years (and beyond) should the UK and EU fail to agree on a future trading relationship in Article 50 negotiations and ‘fall back’ on World Trade Organization (WTO) terms.

European Agricultural Policy CAP

Commission predicts rebound in EU wheat, rapeseed yields

The European Commission's crop monitoring service, Mars, has forecast that the average soft wheat yield in the bloc would jump above average this year, more than offsetting a poor crop last year when adverse weather hammered harvests.

European Agricultural Policy Europe
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