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Indonesia plans to challenge EU palm oil measure at WTO

The Indonesian Government seeks to file a case against the EU over palm oil at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in early November, a high-level official has revealed.

EU Indonesia

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: Wojciechowski wins over MEPs, US tariff fall out, JBS under the spotlight

A much-improved performance by Janusz Wojciechowski saw Poland’s EU agriculture Commissioner-designate convince members of the European Parliament’s AGRI committee that he is the right person for the job, following a second hearing last week.

CAP Budget and Financing

France’s high court rules against tax benefits for palm oil based biodiesel

Tax incentives on biofuels that use palm oil look set to be dropped from January 2020 following a French high court ruling today.

European Food Law European Agricultural Policy

EU wants to scale carbon farming to help achieve 2050 climate ambitions

In a roundtable hosted by the European Commission, different researchers and agriculture projects explained how carbon farming could help the EU lift more climate-friendly food through its supply chains.

EU European Agricultural Policy

Food & Ag Policy Briefing: US-EU trade tensions rise, Wojciechowski fluffs his lines, Bayer admits glyphosate ‘low point’

Following a decision by an independent World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitrator that the United States can impose retaliatory measures worth $7.5 billion over subsidies provided by the EU to Airbus, the US Trade Representative (USTR) will hit selected European food products with a 25% import duty from October 18.

Biofuels CAP

EU farmers defend climate actions ahead of Informal Council

The EU’s main farming association is highlighting the climate actions undertaken by farmers to battle the “distorted picture” painted of the sector.

EU European Agricultural Policy

EU warns Indonesia against retaliatory tariffs on dairy

EU officials have warned that Indonesia’s plan to impose tariffs on European dairy goods, in reaction to the bloc’s recent duties on palm biodiesel, would violate World Trade Organisation (WTO) rules.

EU Indonesia

EU farmers shy away from rapeseed

Despite attractive prices, EU farmers are doubting whether to keep producing rapeseed as the new planting period begins.

EU International

Malaysia tries to woo UK on post-Brexit palm oil policies

Malaysia’s prime minister has called for the UK to move away from the EU’s critical stance on palm oil when it leaves the bloc later this year.

EU Malaysia
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