As a follow on to the recent EU proposal on apportionment or TRQ quantities (BR18-011), this is an aide memoire on the current main cereal TRQ situation.
BR18-011 EU proposes WTO Tariff Rate Quota splits: 30 May 2018
The EU has published a proposal for the splitting of tariff rate quotas (TRQ) within its current WTO schedule as a result of the UK leaving. This means the current TRQ tonnage total for EU 28 will now be split between the UK and EU 27.
Please find attached the final version of the submission AIC has made to the Defra consultation on ‘Health and Harmony: the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit’.
The UK Former Foodstuffs Processing Association (UKFFPA) has welcomed the revised European Waste Framework Directive, which clarifies the situation on the status of former foodstuff. The new directive includes an exclusion for substances destined for use as feed materials, as called for by EFFPA (the European Former Foodstuff Processors Association).
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With wide backing, a new initiative for Soil Health is bringing together scientists, academics, industry, farm advisers and farming bodies including the Agricultural Industries Confederation to take a long-term approach to understanding and improving the health of soils across UK farmland for generations to come.