"Commodities and Raw Materials: challenges and policy responses" conference: extracts from the keynote speeches by José Manuel Barroso and Nicolas Sarkozy

Type: Speech - summary   Reference: I-070196   Duration: 00:03:24  Lieu:
End production: 14/06/2011   First transmission: 14/06/2011
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic, delivered keynote speeches to the Conference "Commodities and Raw Materials: Challenges and Policy Responses", which was held on 14 June 2011 in Brussels.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the EC Charlemagne building 00:00:06
00:00:11 Exterior arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Nicolas Sarkozy, President of the French Republic 00:00:20
00:00:32 Arrival of Nicolas Sarkozy and José Manuel Barroso in the press room 00:00:07
00:00:40 General view of the press room 00:00:04
00:00:45 Cutaway of the press room 00:00:05
00:00:50 Soundbite by José Manuel Barroso (in FRENCH) saying that with regard to the integrity and transparency of the energy market, they proposed a regulation in order to flag up abuse and manipulation of the market in the gas and electricity sectors; this will be based on market surveillance, with the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators, and enhanced cooperation between the agency, the physical market regulators, and the new European Securities and Markets Authority, financial markets regulators. 00:00:32
00:01:23 General view of the press room 00:00:04
00:01:27 Soundbite by José Manuel Barroso (in FRENCH) saying that as for food security they have set up a high level forum improving the functioning of food supply chains; food supply security is one of the major axes of the future reform of the Common Agricultural Policy; he looks forward to the global action plan on food security, which is to be presented by the end of 2011 at the G20 Agriculture Ministers' meeting and which has the full support of the Commission. 00:00:31
00:01:59 Cutaway cameraman 00:00:05
00:02:04 Soundbite by Nicolas Sarkozy (in FRENCH) saying that they want to launch a new information system on agricultural markets, as they did 10 years before with Jodi (Joint Organisations Data Initiative) for oil; this tool could be hosted by FAO and it would collect all data, including those on private stocks; that would help international cooperation. 00:00:25
00:02:30 Cutaway with Dacian Cioloş, Member of the EC in charge of Agriculture and Rural Development, Christine Lagarde, French Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry, and Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship 00:00:03
00:02:33 Soundbite by Nicolas Sarkozy (in FRENCH) saying that they demand the establishment of a register which centralizes information relating to transactions in derivatives markets, including raw materials; they also demand that supervisors have reciprocal access to these records; that is the proposal the member agencies of IOSCO (International Organisation of Securities Commissions) have submitted to the G20 Finance; he is delighted that the EU is already discussing a draft regulation on this issue. 00:00:41
00:03:15 Cutaways of the press room (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:03:24 General view of the press room 00:00:06
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