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Comparing US and EU farm subsidies
Date 12/10/2012 22:01  Author webmaster  Hits 2254  Language Global

• European Parliament, Brussels, 11 October 2012

• Speaker:
Stuart Agnew MEP, UKIP (Eastern Counties), Europe of Freedom and Democracy (EFD) Group

Response: Jean-Christophe Bureau , AgroParisTech, Paris Institute of Technology; Research associate at CEPII (Centre d'Etudes Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales). Co-author of "Agricultural Trade Restrictiveness in the European Union and the United States". 

• Items on Agenda:
- Presentation of a detailed briefing note on "Latest US Farm Bill developments"
- Amendment to the
Commission proposal COM(2011) 625 final/3 for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing rules for direct payments to farmers under support schemes within the framework of the common agricultural policy

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