IP/16/2563  18-07-2016 - European Commission outlines new support package worth €500 million for European farmers 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 18 July 2016 This comprehensive support package is further evidence of the Commission's continued commitment to the agricultural sector across the EU. The European Commission has today presented a new package of measures worth €500 million from EU funds to support farmers in the...
IP/16/2525  14-07-2016 - Annual Agri-food trade report 2015: EU first exporter worldwide 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 July 2016 EU confirms its No. 1 position as agri-food exporter worldwide. Agri-food exports reached €129 billion in 2015, more than 7 % of all goods exported from the EU. EU exports for agricultural products reached €129 billion in 2015, an annual increase...
MEMO/16/2422  06-07-2016 - Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 July 2016 Questions and Answers The European Parliament's plenary adopted today the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems (see welcoming statement by European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip, responsible for the Digital Single Market, and Commissioner Günther H.
IP/16/2172  14-06-2016 - Eight new product names protected as Geographical Indications 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 June 2016 These eight new names bring the number of protected food names to 1349 (PDO, PGI and Traditional Specialities Guaranteed altogether). The European Commission has approved today the registration of eight new product names from Croatia, France, Germany, Portugal and Spain as...
IP/16/806  14-03-2016 - European Commission activates exceptional measures to further support European farmers in crisis 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 14 March 2016 "This is a package of measures which can have a material and positive impact on European agricultural markets and it should now be given the chance to succeed." The European Commission is announcing today an additional package of exceptional measures using...
IP/16/441  29-02-2016 - Commission welcomes US reopening of its market to Dutch beef 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 February 2016 The United States announced that it will lift its ban on beef from the Netherlands. This is a welcome step towards the re-opening of the US market, closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) outbreak in the 1990s.
STATEMENT/16/88  16-01-2016 - Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan: Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 16 January 2016 The Commission welcomes the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears from the EU to the United States.
STATEMENT/16/78  18-01-2016 - Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 January 2016 Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan. "We welcome the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears...
IP/15/6379  19-12-2015 - WTO delivers ground-breaking deal for development 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2015 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today has delivered a landmark deal that is good for fairer global trade and good for development at its 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
STATEMENT/15/6302  14-12-2015 - Joint Statement by Commissioners Malmström and Hogan ahead of the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference in Nairobi 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 14 December 2015 Ahead of the 10th WTO Ministerial Conference, Commissioners Malmström and Hogan call all partners to come to the negotiating table in good faith. The EU has a deep and longstanding commitment to multilateralism in trade.