Feb. 25, 2021
Production is expected to be around 300,000 tons lower than previously estimated, according to the regional government.
Feb. 24, 2021
The news comes as Spain’s Food Information and Control Agency announced that production would be about 200,000 tons lower than initially estimated.
Jan. 4, 2021
The post-Brexit trade deal provides long-awaited assurance for E.U. olive oil producers, but the new trading reality will be far from business as usual.
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.
Dec. 2, 2020
Farmers and olive oil producers fear that the tax, which will mostly affect American companies, will hinder the efforts to negotiate a resolution to existing tariffs and may lead to the imposition of more.
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.
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.
Oct. 16, 2019
The NAOOA and 80 other trade organizations argue that tariffs applied to goods shipped from Europe prior to October would only hurt American importers and consumers.
Oct. 10, 2019
Protestors called on the Spanish government and European Union to change how the industry is regulated, help producers cope with low prices and protect Spanish olive oil from U.S. tariffs.
Oct. 3, 2019
Along with some Spanish olive oils, certain types of table olives from both France and Spain will also face a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports. Olive oils from Italy, Portugal and Greece will be unaffected.
Oct. 2, 2019
Officials in the United States have yet to decide which goods will be subject to the tariffs. Olive oil and table olives were both included in preliminary lists.
Sep. 18, 2019
The WTO has reportedly decided whether it will approve tariffs on European goods headed to the U.S. and is set to make an announcement soon. Until then, importers are accelerating purchasing schedules in order stock up on Spanish oils.
Sep. 18, 2019
Since tariffs were imposed in August 2018, Spanish olive producers and exporters have lost more than $50 million.