The European Union and New Zealand have inked a free trade agreement. With the deal being universally condemned by the dairy industries of both regions, we look at what concessions have been made and ask if anyone has come out on top.
Does EU-US collaboration on agriculture pave the way for discussions around liberalised market access? Alarm bells are sounding in Europe over concerns it could open the bloc to imports that don't meet European production standards.
With the nation's sugar supplies still low, manufacturers of
products that use sugar have again appealed to the US Department of
Agriculture (USDA) to allow for extra imports in order to avoid
shortages on the market.
The European Commission has taken the Italian authorities to the
European Court of Justice over its regulations governing sports
nutrition products. The Commission said that the Italian rules are
a barrier to free trade within the...