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European Parliament's Agriculture Committee will grill Commissioner Wojciechowski in a hearing on Thursday (30 April).
Agrifood 28-04-2020

MEPs voice ‘strong reservations’ about Commission’s market intervention measures

In a letter to Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski, MEPs on the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee (COMAGRI) criticised the package of exceptional measures proposed by the Commission to relieve distressed agri-food markets in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
Agrifood 23-04-2020

Commission backtracks on intervention measures in agri-food markets

The EU Executive gave way to the pressure from the EU lawmakers and the agri-food industry announcing exceptional market measures on Wednesday (22 April), after having said there was not enough money left over for their deployment less than a week ago.
Agrifood 20-04-2020

Ministers press Commission to trigger private storage against food price shocks

In a joint statement agreed last Friday (17 April), all EU-27 farm ministers called for activating the private storage aid (PSA) to support those agri-food sectors where significant market disturbances and price impacts have been assessed due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Agrifood 27-03-2020

EU farm chief: Post-coronavirus recovery should be green and sustainable

The Green Deal remains a flagship policy of von der Leyen Commission and the EU should aim for a post-COVID-19 recovery that is green and sustainable, Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.
Brexit 19-10-2016

Auto powerhouse Slovakia eyes post-Brexit UK car industry

Car industry giant Slovakia is showcasing itself as a global centre for auto assembly during its EU presidency amidst warnings by foreign car firms they may leave the UK in the event of a hard Brexit.
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