Greece dominates EU agricultural promotion funding

More than a third of the European Commission’s (EC) latest round of agricultural promotion funding will go to the fresh produce sector, with Greece as the leading recipient by far. The EC announced yesterday it had approved 41 programs worth €130 million over the next three years, including an additional […]

Spain’s non-EU exports grow

August saw a surge in shipments to Brazil, Algeria and the UAE Spanish fruit and vegetable exports to countries outside the EU increased by 52 per cent to 43,123 tonnes in August compared to the year-earlier period, according to figures from the General Directorate of Customs. In value terms shipments […]

Light at the end of the tunnel?

East Africa Agrees Draft EU Trade Pact to Avoid Tax Charges The East African Community negotiated a draft agreement to extend preferential trade access with the European Union, intended to replace an interim accord expiring next week, Kenya’s Foreign Ministry said. Read more>>>