Agricultural trade

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Can new niche markets save EU farmers’ income? What should the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy look like in order to support an export-driven farming sector?

The Russian embargo has put enormous pressure on already struggling European Union agricultural markets. Trade between Russia and the EU dropped by more than €163.4bn between 2013 and last year, and overnight, Union farmers and agricultural cooperatives lost their main export market, worth €5.5bn.

Severely hit by the Russian ban, the European Commission has tried to reach new export outlets in the medium-term.

This Special Report is also available in German, French, and Spanish.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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