EU SAFEGUARD

EU SAFEGUARD As members are aware,the EU Agricultural safeguard was gazetted last week. It is a four year safeguard which has three and a half years still to run. The applicable %s are: First 6 months- 35.3%,second year-30%,third year-25%,fourth year-15%. We believe... Read more

EU SAFEGUARD

Industry has been waiting patiently for government to announce its final decision on the EU Safeguard Application. This decision has been expected for many weeks now but nothing has transpired. We are totally opposed to the application,and in fact,believe it to be... Read more

EU AI RE-OPENINGS

EU AI RE-OPENINGS. Spain and Poland were reopened last week after a very long wait. Hungary is likely to follow. There is no news on Germany,France,Belgium,the UK,or the Netherlands. DAFF supposedly had no funds to conduct inspection visits and also had no staff to... Read more

WELCOME PAUL

WELCOME PAUL A big welcome to Paul Matthew who has joined AMIE as CEO-Designate. Paul will take over the CEO post from me when I retire on 30 November 2018. Paul is highly talented, versatile and experienced and the AMIE management team looks forward to his building... Read more

MARKET ACCESS AND EU AI UPDATE

EU: Reports have been sent to Hungary, Spain and Poland, and Poland and Hungary have responded. Their responses are being evaluated. No dates have been set for inspection visits to other countries. Ukraine: There has been no progress since your last... Read more