15/09/2016 - #EU latest news on #Promotion

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On 15 September, oriGIn attended the EU Civil Dialogue Group on International Aspects of Agriculture. 

The Commission shared the latest figures on import & export of EU agricultural products (see slides 1-11).

On promotional funds under Regulation (EU) No 1144/2014:

  • The Commission said that the results of the 2016 call for candidatures will be published within the following 4 weeks (expected by the second week of October). 
  • Moreover, 123 million EUR have been provisionally allocated for promotional activities in 2017, with a strong emphasis on third countries (64 million EUR in total, 12.8 million EUR only for the US, Canada and Mexico).
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This summary has been extracted from an "oriGIn Alert", which is a service reserved exclusively to oriGIn members.  

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