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Speech by Vice President Jyrki Katainen, at the Extraordinary Agriculture and Fisheries Council


Mr President, Members of the Council, I should begin by apologising for the absence of Commissioner Hogan today. He has been taken ill and is in hospital. He very much regrets he cannot be …

FAO Food Price Index hits lowest level in almost six years

Photo: ©FAO/Alessia Pierdomenico

Prices of dairy products dropped in July mainly due to lower import demand from China, the Middle East and North Africa amid abundant EU milk supplies.

6 August 2015, Rome – Prices for major food …

UN predicts world food import bill to fall to five-year low, amid hefty commodity supply

7 May 2015 – A report on agricultural commodity prices released today by the United Nations agricultural agency says that hefty supply levels mean rates will continue to decline despite pressure from a slight reduction …

FAO predicts world food import bill to fall to five-year low

Food prices continue to decline in April amid hefty supply levels of basic agricultural commodities

Photo: ©FAO/Franco Mattioli

Milk cows in Saudi Arabia. Dairy prices fell in April.

7 May 2015, Rome-International prices for agricultural commodities continued