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07 Apr 2017


We have been notified of the following by Centro de Exportadores de Cereales, Argentina: “Buenos Aires, 06th April 2017 Ref: CGT San Lorenzo strike Please take note that CGT San Lorenzo Workers Union went for a strike last Thurs... more

07 Apr 2017

GN-2017-105 GMO: EU MEPs oppose plan to authorise a GM maize trait

The EU's press service has reported that yesterday, MEPs opposed the EU Commission plans to authorise imports of food and feed products derived from or containing a herbicide and pest-resistant genetically modified (GM) maize trait Bt11 × 59... more

06 Apr 2017

GN-2017-105 EU modifies high risk list of food and feed from third countries

Please be advised of the proposed changes to Annex I of Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 that were agreed at a recent EU working group. The amendments will be presented to the June COMPAFF meeting and will, once confirmed, enter into force on 1st July... more

06 Apr 2017

GN-2017-103 Status of EU TRQs; imports and exports certificates 6-4-2017

1.EU IMPORT TARIFF QUOTAS FOR CEREALS EU Ukraine TRQ current status (annual quantities)   Date Quantity granted 17/3/2017 Cumulated total granted for 2017 Remaining quantities 2017 Barley 31/3/201... more

06 Apr 2017

GN-2017-101 DG AGRI Market Prices for grains 6-4-2017

DG AGRI is now publishing regular updates of EU market prices to increase transparency of EU grain markets and to understand the marketing stage of the cereal prices reported. The prices refer to malting barley, durum wheat, rye, maize, oats, wh... more