05 05 2016
REMOVAL OF SENSITIVE PRODUCTS FROM MERCOSUR OFFER AN IMPORTANT RECOGNITION OF CONCERNS RAISED BY IFABrussels, Cattle, Economics
Responding to reports from Brussels, IFA President Joe Healy has welcomed the removal of some sensitive products, in particular beef, from the draft offer on Mercosur being considered by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström.
07 04 2016
IMPERATIVE FOR TAOISEACH TO INTERVENE WITH PRESIDENT JUNCKER ON MERCOSUR & REIN IN TRADE NEGOTIATORSCattle, IFA in Brussels
IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to intervene at the highest European level with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of tomorrow’s engagement between EU and Mercosur negotiators in Brussels and the imminent exchange of offers between both sides.
06 04 2016
IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin this week wrote to An Taoiseach Enda Kenny to express serious concerns about the engagement between EU and Mercosur negotiators in Brussels this Friday and the imminent exchange of offers between both sides.
31 03 2016
IFA National Chairman Jer Bergin has called on EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan to urgently intervene and prevent an exchange of offers on a trade deal between the EU and the Mercosur countries of South America.
IFA President Eddie Downey has launched a major offensive at EU level to stall advanced discussions between the EU and the Mercosur Group, particularly Brazil, which could lead to an exchange of offers on a trade deal before the end of March.