20 Jan 2017
AGENDA AGRICULTURE COUNCIL 23 JANUARYBrussels Daily
Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 23/01/2017
The Maltese presidency will present its work programme to the Council.
Ministers will have an exchange of views on international trade issues, on the basis of a Commission study on the impact of free trade agreements on agricultural products.
The Council will also hold an exchange of views on the milk package report, which covers market developments, assessing its effects on milk producers and milk production in disadvantaged regions. The milk package has been in force since October 2012 and continues to apply until 30 June 2020.
Milk Package: Regulation 261/2012 (OJ L 94, 30.3.2012)
- Note concerning the report « Cumulative economic impact of future trade agreements on EU agriculture » – Information from Austrian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Cyprus, French, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Luxembourg, Polish, Romanian, Slovene and Slovak delegations.
- Announced opening of trade negotiations of the EU with New Zealand = Information from the Polish delegation
- International Trade Issues – Study on the impact of concessions in free trade agreements on agricultural products = Exchange of views