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The Spanish export of vegetables, in the campaign 2016/2017, has allowed Spain to enter the highest figure in history for this concept, according to the data that Hortoinfo has drawn from the statistical service Estacom (Icex-Tax Agency), with code 07 of the Integrated Tariff of the European Communities - TARIC (Tariff Integrated of the European [...]
The French government has announced that it will impose a "climate veto" on the EU-Canada free trade agreement (CETA), in force since the end of September and its "under surveillance" application. Several members of the Executive explained at a press conference that they will ask the European Commission to comply with the rules of [...]
The European Union (EU) and Morocco have noted that progress has been made in the amendments to be made to the agricultural trade agreement signed by both sides in 2012, on which European justice ruled last December that it is not applicable to Western Sahara. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement [...]
The United Kingdom is a major export market for the Netherlands. Value-wise, exports of fruit and vegetables, including re-export, amount to almost one billion euros. Dutch produce accounts for a share of around 80%. After Spain, the Netherlands is the second main source of fruit and vegetables imported into the UK. Almost fifty per [...]
It is well-know that price fluctuations happen in the fresh produce sector, but the melon market in particular exemplifies this. “The Spanish season started with some difficulty in Almería as a consequence of the extended overseas season and the disappointing weather at the time. During the first few weeks, the market was very competitive. By [...]