Dec. 16, 2020
The new platform, GIView, contains information on every geographical indication in Europe.
Dec. 4, 2020
Growing apathy in South America and hostility in Europe have thrown the future of the landmark deal into doubt. Uruguay and Spain have stepped in to try and breathe new life into what could be the world’s largest free trade deal.
Nov. 23, 2020
Germany’s decision to introduce Nutri-Score as its official front-of-pack label has been met with criticism.
Aug. 25, 2020
In return for removing $111 million tariffs on lobster imports, the United States will eliminate $160 million in tariffs on a range of goods. Observers see this as the first step in de-escalating trade tensions that led to the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on some Spanish olive oils.
Aug. 24, 2020
Angela Merkel is concerned that dropping E.U. tariffs on some agricultural products from Brazil will expedite deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Aug. 21, 2020
Along with shrinking the infection and buffer zones, the European Commission also admitted that the deadly plant pathogen could no longer be removed in some regions and called on E.U. member states to intensify their surveillance of the disease.
Aug. 19, 2020
Tariffs on Spanish olive oil and French and Spanish table olives will remain at 25 percent however, after the U.S. opted not to increase them.
Aug. 12, 2020
Agricultural organizations from across the 27-member trading bloc are lobbying their representatives to restore the sector’s budget. If passed, the latest update of the Common Agricultural Policy will include a 10 percent cut.
Aug. 4, 2020
The European Commission wants the United States to scrap tariffs on a range of manufactured and agricultural goods now that E.U. states found to be providing illegal subsidies to Airbus have complied with WTO demands.
Jul. 20, 2020
The decision comes as the three main institutions responsible for legislation in the trading bloc agreed on an extension to the Common Agricultural Policy. Spain’s main agricultural cooperative has welcomed the move.
Jul. 10, 2020
The European Commission estimates production will rise to 2.3 million tons in the coming crop year.
Jun. 30, 2020
The U.S. Trade Representative is considering whether to increase existing tariffs on imports from the European Union as well as implement new ones.
Jun. 19, 2020
The 23 percent drop comes as good news for producers, many of whom have spent the past year suffering from low olive oil prices, which are partially attributed to the high stocks.
Jun. 12, 2020
The United States has been found to be illegally subsidizing Boeing and the World Trade Organization is set to announce what punitive measures the European Union can take. New tariffs may be on the horizon.
Jun. 5, 2020
Olive oil tops the list for joint activities against counterfeit, adulteration and misleading labels.
May. 26, 2020
The latest measures by the European Commission will provide olive oil ands table olive producers with access to low-interest loans and change the funding priorities of the sector to help combat economic problems caused by Covid-19.