Due to increased import duties on EU wines, the Commission put forward measures to increase flexibility for the promotion of wine outside the EU.
Olive oil production is expected to increase while wine consumption is projected to decline over the outlook period.
To allow wine makers to easily identify authorised oenological practices, the European Commission published today the OIV code of oenological practices.
The EU’s wine market observatory will bring greater analysis and transparency to a key sector for EU agriculture.
Most specialised crops will see their production stabilising or even decreasing in the next 12 years according to the EU outlook report for 2018-2030.
Mixed outlook for wine, olive oil and fruits and vegetables: consuming less, exporting more.
EU report predicts the European agricultural workforce will shrink by 3.2% on average per year, reaching 6.6 million by 2030.
The EU agricultural markets outlook report for 2017-2030 looks at the expected development of certain environmental indicators.