Overview

In 2012 the European Commission's Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development set up an Expert Group on Agricultural Commodity Derivatives and Spot Markets. The members of the Expert Group represent Member States and European associations of various agricultural sectors.

The Expert Group is a consultative entity whose tasks are to provide advice and expertise to the Commission services concerning

  • the functioning of the agricultural commodity derivatives and spot markets
  • the implementing of existing EU legislation and policies
  • the preparation of legislative proposals and policy initiatives in this field

2018

Twelve meeting

2017

Eleventh meeting

Tenth meeting

2016

Special meeting of the Expert Group

Ninth meeting

2015

Eighth meeting

Seventh meeting

2014

Sixth meeting

Fifth meeting

2013

Fourth meeting

Third meeting

The importance of futures and options for the grain and oilseed supply chain and concerns arising from the financial markets reform.

Second meeting

2012

First meeting