Opposition to EU-Mercosur deal is growing

Photo credits: ©David Mercado/Reuters While it seemed impossible back in July, now the opposition to the EU-Mercosur deal is building up among Member States due to the dramatic fires caused by deforestation and the lack of action of Brazilian President Bolsonaro. Could this be an opportunity for EU Member States to realise they need to include […]

Chinese Poultry

Chinese poultry meat preparations likely to get cheap access to EU markets without consideration for animal welfare

Last week, the European Parliament published a draft recommendation allowing the Council of the EU to grant new trade preferences to China that would serve as a compensation for a lost WTO dispute on poultry meat preparations. As a result China could obtain cheap preferential access to EU markets without due consideration of animal welfare. […]