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Eurostat regional yearbook 2019

Is it easier to find a job in your region than in other regions of the European Union (EU)? Is the median age of the population higher  or  lower  than  elsewhere  in the  EU? What are the main business activities of your  region? How much money is invested in research and innovation?  Is  your  region  richer  than  others ?  Which  region has...

Fairness in the Food Supply Chain: Commission welcomes Member States' support for greater price transparency

Following today's exchange with Member States, the Commission will now adopt the measures to introduce greater transparency through improved price reporting along the food supply chain. After banning unfair trading practices and improving the conditions for producer cooperation, the Commission presented in May the third element to improve...

Janusz Wojciechowski - Commissioner - designate for Agriculture

President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new Commission will reflect the priorities and ambitions set out in the Political Guidelines. Janusz Wojciechowski (Poland) was a long-serving Member of the European Parliament in the Agriculture Committee, and is currently a Member...

Mission letter from President elect Ursula von der Leyen to Janusz Wojciechowsk, Commissioner designate for Agriculture

Dear Janusz,   Earlier this year, the people of Europe made their voices heard in record numbers at the European elections. They presented us with a mission to be decisive and ambitious on the big issues of our time that are shaping the future of our society, economy and planet.   Changes in climate, digital technologies and geopolitics are...

EU Agricultural Markets Briefs: Global food supply and demand - Consumer trends and trade challenges

Food security has been and will continue to be a key driver of socio-political priorities at global, regional and national level. Increasing world population, sustainability concerns and uneven income growth present the food and agricultural sector with the permanent challenges of: (1) increasing total food availabilities, (2) satisfying the...

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