"We want to make the Doha Development Agenda a success." For
Agriculture European Commissioner Franz Fischler this is Europe's
number one objective for the upcoming WTO trade talks in Mexico
next week. And to achieve...
In the run up to the WTO trade talks next week in Mexico, the
European Union has called on the WTO to rule on the 'legality of
the Australian quarantine regime' applied to imports of a large
number of food products of EU...
As the countdown to the September rendez-vous for WTO global trade
negotiations in Cancun in Mexico begins, European agriculture
commissioner Franz Fischler shares his views on globalisation and
the market economy, and in particular,...
With just three weeks remaining until the Cancun meetings, the EU
and the US yesterday presented a joint framework to relaunch
agricultural negotiations. Focusing on three areas, domestic
support, market access and export competition,...
A poor performance in the domestic market was offset by good volume
growth in export markets for the Swiss food industry last year. But
with cheap imports taking market share at home, and the strength of
the franc impacting value...
British tourists and expats on the Spanish island of Tenerife will
soon be able to find that increasingly British dish - curry - on
supermarket shelves there. Bombay Bangers is to begin exporting its
range of Indian convenience foods...
After a tough year in 2001, the French food industry returned to
growth last year, with sales up 2.1 per cent and a 3.8 per cent
improvement in the balance of trade. But the recovery is still
fragile, warns industry association ANIA.
Indian producers of the synthetic red colouring allura red have won
an antidumping case in the US following investigations from the
United States International Trade Commission (USITC) that resulted
in the USITC ruling in their favour.
"Maintaining unrestricted entry for imports of milk protein
concentrates (MPC) and casein," is a top priority for the
Consumers for World Trade (CWT), according to a letter sent to the
US Congress by the CWT, writes the...
After years of restrictions related to BSE and FMD, as well as
unfavourable economic conditions caused by the strength of
sterling, British food and drink exports rose for the first time
since 1998 last year. A continued focus on...
Price discounting by retailers and the strength of the Swiss franc
severly reduced exports of biscuits from Switzerland to Germany, by
far the most important foreign market. The situation is no better
at home, with cheap imports reducing...
The International Chamber of Commerce in Thailand will call on the
European Union to review its safety measures on Thai chicken
exports after it was notified about the EU's unofficial statement
regarding the lifting of restrictions...