Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 19 July 2021

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Publication Date 19/07/2021
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A meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH) was held on 19 July 2021. The agenda includes the following items:

  • Presentation by the Slovenian Council Presidency of its priorities in the relevant fields;
  • Discussion and endorsement of the European Commission's Action Plan for the development of organic production;
  • Briefing and discussion on trade-related agricultural issues:
    • Effects of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic;
    • Effects of Brexit;
    • Latest developments in trade relations between European Union (EU) and the United States of America (USA);
    • Negotiations for free trade agreements with Australia, Chile and New Zealand;
    • Latest developments in WTO agriculture negotiations;
    • Application of standards on animal welfare and environment in non-EU agricultural imports;
  • Discussion on the EU's response to the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) End the Cage Age;
  • Briefing on issues affecting European agriculture:
    • Extreme weather conditions - wildfires, frost and floods;
    • Price of feed and consequences for livestock industry;
    • Importance of investing in apiculture;
    • African swine flu;
  • Videoconference with the US Agriculture Secretary.
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General Secretariat of the Council: Background Brief for Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 19 July 2021
General Secretariat of the Council: Outcome of Council meeting - Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 19 July 2021

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