The agreement reached between the heads of state & governments on the European budget – and thus the CAP budget – has relaunched the European negotiations on both the CAP reform and the recovery plan or the 2021-2022 transition period.
The purpose of this evaluation of the European Commission measures is to assess the effects of the several instruments applicable in the wine sector under the Common Market Organisation Regulation.
The European Parliament voted in favor ofa policy with common agricultural, environmental and social ambitions for all the territories of the European Union,a policy to reconcile the economy and the environment, (relying in particular on innovation, digital and precision agriculture) both in the first and the second pillar, a transparent policy in its management of European funds and able to demonstrate its effectiveness and measure the its results.This EP’s position answers to the main concerns of AREV.
AREV deplores the decision of the American government and urges the European institutions to intensify their efforts to find a solution. Brussels, August, 14th, 2020… Read More »AREV deplores the US decision to maintain Special tariffs on European wine
There is an arm wrestling match between the European Commission and the Agriculture Committee of the European Parliament on delegated acts for exceptional market measures for the wine sector. MEPs objected to one of the acts in order to obtain more ambitious support, notably for the wine and fruit and vegetable sectors. The Commission announced that it would propose a new act “before the summer” and before Parliament takes a final position of rejection (or not) at its July plenary session.
AREV asks the European Commission for an extraordinary budget for the urgent revival of the wine market by Covid-19
The President of the Assembly of European Wine Regions (AREV), Emiliano García-Page, addressed a letter to President Ursula von der Leyen, asking for her support in view of the current crisis in the sector caused by COVID19.
In addition to a recovery plan, AREV suggested the creation of a high-level group responsible for proposing measures to help revive the European wine sector affected by the pandemic.
Legislators from the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee have rejected part of the Commission’s proposed aid programme for wine, fruit and vegetable producers, saying it is not ambitious enough to cope with the disruption caused by the pandemic.
Exchange of views with Commissioner Johannes Hahn, responsible for Budget and Administration, on the new MFF proposal and the recovery plan after the Covid19 pandemic
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