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31Oct, 2017

Spain enters in the 2016/17 season the highest figure in history for exporting vegetables

Horticultura, Horticulture|

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 Communities). The export of vegetables in this campaign, between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017, has reached a value of 6,140'67 million euros, the first time they reach and exceed six billion. These revenues represent 8'2% more than the previous campaign and 36'5% more [...]

29Oct, 2017

France will impose a ‘climate veto’ on the trade agreement between the EU and Canada

Política europea|

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 "strict reciprocity" in the field of environment and health, which means that imports from Canada comply with European standards in these areas. The Minister of the Ecological Transition, Nicolas Hulot, justified the action plan to "put the CETA under surveillance" because "there is a contradiction" [...]

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