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EU-Japan trade agreement on track to enter into force in February 2019

The European Commission welcomes today's approval in the European Parliament of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement. The trade agreement negotiated by the Commission is the first ever to include an explicit reference to the Paris climate agreement. It will create an open trading zone...

Background brief - Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 17-18/12/2018

The Council meeting will take place on Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 December 2018 in Brussels, starting on both days at 10.00. It will address both agricultural and fisheries matters, and be chaired by Elisabeth Köstinger, Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, who is responsible for agriculture, forestry, environment and water...

Proposals on the CAP beyond 2020: web stream of the Ag-Press session of 5 December

If you did not have the opportunity to watch our seminar live, you can still follow the session of 5th December here. Feel free to use the pannelists' intervention in the press material you will produce.

EU agricultural outlook 2018-2030: Growing export demand for dairy products as world population expands

There will be higher export demand for traditional European dairy products such as cheese as the world’s population and incomes increase whilst the poultry is projected to be the only growing meat product market in the EU. These were the key findings of the EU agricultural outlook (9.1 MB - PDF) released 7 December 2018, which includes...

EU agricultural outlook 2018-2030: cereal production to continue its increase

Even though the amount of land used for agricultural purposes in the EU is projected to continue to fall between now and 2030, most arable crops are expected to increase their production according to the EU agricultural outlook report (9.1 MB - PDF) published on 18 December 2017. The report notes a decline of total agricultural land in the EU is...

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