The European Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit & vegetables

European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 August 2014 In the context of Russian restrictions on imports of EU agricultural products and following on from last week’s Management Committee meeting discussion of the market situation, the European Commission is moving as from today to introduce support measures for certain perishable fruits… …read more

Statement by the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Ciolo? concerning the ban on EU agricultural exports into the Russian Federation

European Commission Brussels, 8 August 2014 Statement “I understand the concern expressed in the EU farming sector. I want to underline that the Common Agricultural Policy has new and modernised tools to stand by them, as soon as it is needed, including our crisis reserve, which is already available now. …read more