The Commission published an evaluation of the CAP’s impact on viable food production.
Although COVID-19 and Brexit impacted both export and import values, January 2021 saw the EU record a slight increase in its agri-food trade surplus.
Flexibilities include the use of alternative sources of evidence, leeway for timing requirements and a reduction of on-the-spot checks.
The Directive, adopted in April 2019, bans 16 unfair trading practices at EU level, aiming at protecting European farmers and small suppliers.
The new rules pave the way to the new CAP and simplify the supported activities for producer organisations in the fruit and vegetable sector.
The Commission published an evaluation report which highlights positive CAP impact for young farmers, but remains limited.
The public consultation will gather views on different options to ensure the future policy supports the green transition and encourages balanced diets.
Despite the difficult global trading environment, EU agri-food trade maintained a stable growth throughout 2020.
The latest edition of the short-term outlook report for EU agricultural markets presents an overview of the latest trends and prospects for each sector.