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Russian pork ban illegal, WTO confirms

Russian pork ban illegal, WTO confirms

Russia's 2014 import ban on live pigs, pork and other pig products from the European Union violates international trade rules, the World Trade organization's Appellate Body confirmed on Friday.

New EU app to track invasive alien animals and plants

An online application to help citizens identify and share information about 37 Invasive Alien Species in Europe, such as the American grey squirrel, has been developed by the EU's Joint Research Centre.

Record high for EU agri-food exports in 2016

The European Union had an agri-food trade surplus of EUR 18.8 billion in 2016, according to a Commission report, with the annual value of agri-food exports reaching a new record level at EUR 130.7 billion.

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Brexit comments

UKComments of business people and politicians on the result of the United Kingdom's referendum on EU membership.
BREXIT

EU carbon market reform fails to rescue EU's climate credibility

The European Parliament has shied away from turning the EU ETS into a real climate protection instrument that helps the EU reduce carbon pollution in line with the Paris Agreement, says the WWF.
PRESS

Freight & Climate Director, Transport and Environment

The European Federation for Transport and Environment is looking for a director for its Freight & Climate programme to help guide Europe's future freight policy.
JOBS

GDPR Conference Europe

Find out how to ensure that your company is fully prepared for the implementation of GDPR by attending the GDPR Conference Europe, designed to help businesses prepare to meet the requirements of the GDPR ahead of May 2018 and beyond.
EVENTS

Comitology Procedure Reforms

The European Commission proposed on 14 February to amend the EU's Comitology Regulation, increasing transparency and accountability in the procedures for implementation of EU legislation.
GUIDES

Brexit: How Britain left Europe

Brexit: How Britain left EuropeHOW COULD THIS HAVE HAPPENED? On 23 June 2016, UK voters elected to leave the European Union. The result was perhaps the biggest bombshell in modern British political history. In Denis MacShane's best-selling history of the UKs relationship with Europe, the former Europe Minister reveals the full story behind Britains historic EU Referendum decision.
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