Aug. 2, 2023
The removal of trade barriers and changes in strategy by Spanish companies has resulted in a steady increase in olive oil exports to the lucrative U.S. market.
Mar. 28, 2023
While producers face plenty of challenges, especially from climate change, Tunisian olive oil exports continue to gain ground in international markets.
Jan. 30, 2023
The European Commission warned that the U.S. tariffs violate WTO regulations. But it will not repay Spanish producers for legal fees.
Sep. 22, 2022
Rising olive oil prices at origins have seen Tunisian exports increase in value by one-third in the past year, even as volumes dipped.
Jul. 25, 2022
Inflation, supply chain issues and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have resulted in skyrocketing ammonia prices and rising urea prices, forcing the E.U. to act.
Sep. 16, 2021
Officials in the Italian agriculture sector worry that increased bureaucratic hurdles may also lead to an uptick in food fraud.
Sep. 14, 2021
Spain’s main table olive producers’ association said the U.S. tariffs imposed on black Spanish table olive imports in 2017 have cost the sector €150 million in exports.
Aug. 30, 2021
In the first half of 2021 olive oil exports from Spain to the U.S. increased by nearly 40 percent. Andalusian exports largely fueled the growth.
Jul. 13, 2021
Tunisia can now export up to 7,723 tons of olive oil to the United Kingdom duty-free, more than was exported in 2019.
Jun. 22, 2021
The Court of International Trade said the Commerce Department had failed to prove that subsidies received by Spanish table olive producers violated U.S. law.
Jun. 14, 2021
If approved by France, Germany and Spain, the deal would be unveiled when U.S. President Joe Biden visits Brussels this week.
May. 28, 2021
Italian olive oil exports grew for the third consecutive year, while direct exports from Spain dropped significantly as tariffs take their toll on Spanish producers.
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. 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. 19, 2020
Olive oil exports from Spain to the U.S. dropped by 39 percent in the first half of the year. Farmers and exporters blame tariffs for the decline.
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. 16, 2020
Table olive producers are expecting a slightly better harvest this year than they had in 2019. In spite of this, uncertainty over the future of the sector remains.
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.