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March 2020

Dispute between Uruguay and the United States at the World Trade Organization about the wine sector

El Observator, a Uruguayan daily newspaper headlined on 21 February 2019: “Uruguay le declaró la guerra al vino importado con agua agregada” (In English “Uruguay has declared war on imported wine with added water”).
On 14 March 2019, Uruguay submitted a notification to the World Trade Organization and its members, followed by a revision of this notification on 25 March 2019. This notification concerns all wine products entering the Republic of Uruguay.

Strategy Farm to Fork

This note underlines the specific points of the action plan being developed within the European Commission for the implementation of its “From Farm to Fork” (F2F) strategy. They relate to relations between farmers, processors and the distribution sector, product labelling and quality signs.