Planas calls for support measures for the sectors most affected by US tariffs


Remember that the situation may get even worse


The acting Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, has claimed this week during the Council of Ministers of the EU branch, support measures for the agri-food sectors most affected by US tariffs. In addition to wine, spirits, this dispute caused by the case of the Airbus consortium affects other sectors such as packaged olive oil and green table olives, canned fruits and vegetables, citrus fruits, pig meat and cheeses .


Eight more countries have supported the demand for support presented by Spain, to which France has joined, in reaction to tariffs.


The minister has added that “it is urgent” to have additional support for the most affected sectors (farmers and industry). Bearing in mind that the situation may be aggravated by the announcement by the US of the revision of the list of products and the amount of tariffs imposed in the context of the dispute over the Airbus case.


The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) “has instruments” that we already have and that can be put in place to stabilize prices and markets of a product, according to the minister. In this regard.

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