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EU responses to the Russian import ban: Press releases and statements


07/08/2015: Commission extends safety net measures for fruit and vegetables sector

06/08/2015: The Russian ban on EU agricultural products – 12 months on

31/07/2015: Agri-food sector accounts for more than 7% of overall EU exports in 2014

30/07/2015: Safety net measures for dairy, fruit and vegetables to be extended

21/04/2015: Commission approves new promotion programmes for agricultural products

06/03/2015: Commission opens private storage aid for pigmeat

19/12/2014: €10.7 million for Finland's milk producers

12/12/2014: Market support for perishable fruit and vegetable to continue in 2015

19/11/2014: The dairy situation in Finland in the wake of the Russian ban on imports of EU agricultural products

19/11/2014:  €28 million package for Baltic Milk Producers

29/09/2014:  Further 165 million package for perishable fruit & vegetable market support

23/09/2014:  Private Storage Aid for cheese halted

10/09/2014:  Commission suspends emergency measures for perishable fruit and vegetables and will come forward with a more targeted scheme

03/09/2014:  Boost for promotion of EU agricultural products as medium-term response to Russian embargo

03/09/2014:  Questions and answers on the impact of the Russian measures

03/09/2014:  Press conference with Commissioner Dacian Cioloș on "The Russian embargo on certain European agri-food products: potential impact on the sector and Commission response": Video recording

28/08/2014:  European Commission announces emergency market support measures for the milk sector - Video of press briefing

22/08/2014:  Commission statement on today’s Expert Group meeting to discuss agricultural markets in the context of the Russian ban

18/08/2014:  Commission announces exceptional support measures for EU producers of perishable fruit and vegetables - Video of press briefing

14/08/2012:  Commission statement after Management Committee meeting to assess the potential impact of Russia sanctions on EU agriculture products - Video

11/08/2014:  Commission introduces exceptional measures to assist peach and nectarine producers

08/08/2014:  Statement by the EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Dacian Cioloș concerning the ban on EU agricultural exports into the Russian Federation



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