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EU agri-policy diary (May 21-25): Foreign Affairs Council on trade and EU Green Week 2018

Next week the Foreign Affairs Council is expected to adopt a decision recommending the opening of negotiations on free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. 
EU European Agricultural Policy

US-UK trade agreement could 'destroy large parts of British farming', study warns

A new report has highlighted major concerns surrounding a potential UK-US free trade deal after Brexit, as it concludes that such an agreement is unlikely to bring major benefits for the UK while it “could destroy large parts of British farming”.

United Kingdom United States

Lack of progress in Brexit talks, EU Council hears

The EU Council, in its 27 member state format, has called for urgent progress on the issue of the Irish border in ongoing Brexit talks, while the European Commission’s chief negotiator has outlined a potential framework for a future partnership talks with the UK

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Australia and New Zealand outline agricultural aspects of trade talks with EU

While New Zealand is reassuring the EU that a bilateral trade deal would not pose a threat to the bloc’s farming sector, Australia has made it clear that improved access to the European agricultural markets will be vital to conclude such an agreement.

Trade Agreements Australia

Ireland set to commence beef sales to China after plants get Beijing approval

Ireland will soon be able to send its first beef shipments to China as the first tranche of production facilities are approved by Beijing, the Irish Agriculture Ministry has indicated.

European Agricultural Policy US Agricultural Policy

MEPs to confirm small increase in NZ sheepmeat TRQ

New Zealand’s tariff rate quota (TRQ) for imports of sheepmeat into the EU is set for a slight increase under a deal to offer compensation for the impact of Croatia’s accession to the bloc.

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EU to close loophole that allows tariff-free import of Ukrainian poultry

The European Commission is taking active steps to close a loophole that is allowing large volumes of Ukrainian poultrymeat to enter the EU without paying tariffs, members of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee heard this week.

Ukraine European Agricultural Policy

Hogan worried about 'collateral damage' from US-China trade dispute

During his business trip to Shanghai, EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan has voiced his concerns about China’s escalating trade row with the US, as well as the country’s restrictive market access for EU beef and food safety requirements.

China EU

Lack of progress in Brexit talks, EU Council hears

The EU Council, in its 27 member state format, has called for urgent progress on the issue of the Irish border in ongoing Brexit talks, while the European Commission’s chief negotiator has outlined a potential framework for a future partnership talks with the UK

European Agricultural Policy European Food Law

Ireland set to commence beef sales to China after plants get Beijing approval

Ireland will soon be able to send its first beef shipments to China as the first tranche of production facilities are approved by Beijing, the Irish Agriculture Ministry has indicated.

European Agricultural Policy US Agricultural Policy

MEPs to confirm small increase in NZ sheepmeat TRQ

New Zealand’s tariff rate quota (TRQ) for imports of sheepmeat into the EU is set for a slight increase under a deal to offer compensation for the impact of Croatia’s accession to the bloc.

European Agricultural Policy Trade Disputes

Hungarian pork imports banned by China over ASF fears

China has joined the list of countries banning imports of pork from Hungary – depriving the country of its largest non-EU export market.

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Geographical Indications

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GI schemes to be made simpler and more flexible under new CAP

The schemes of EU geographical indications (GIs) will be made simpler and more flexible under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), EU Farm Commissioner Phil Hogan has said.
EU European Agricultural Policy

GI-protected Italian hams ‘were sold fraudulently’

The Turin Public Prosecutor’s Office confiscated 300,000 hams and investigated 140 farms in 2017 as part of a suspected fraud and brand counterfeiting case. 
EU European Agricultural Policy

EU agri-policy diary (May 7-11): ComInta visits China to talk trade, Hogan GI speech

A delegation of the International Trade Committee (ComInta) will be visiting China for the first time on May 7– 9.

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