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).
This summary has been extracted from an “oriGIn Alert”, which is a service reserved exclusively to oriGIn members.