Dairy assistance package expected at Agriculture Council meeting Monday 7 September 2015
The importance of public intervention in the CAP has steadily diminished and the recent CAP reform political agreement does not change this.
The EU dairy market is now recovering from the severe drop in milk prices in 2009. Perhaps the clearest sign of this recovery is the setting of export refunds on dairy products to zero since mid-November, as world market prices for dairy products have strengthened in recent months. It is thus an opportune time to [...]