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The favourable trade deal between the EU and Japan moved closer with the finalisation of details last week but it will take time to come into effect.
By Phelim O'Neill on 14 December 2017
All eyes on what happens in the margins of the WTO conference on an EU-Mercosur trade deal.
By Phelim O'Neill on 10 December 2017
Irish Farmers Journal breakfast bulletin: land fines, beef kill and GLAS delays
In the news today, 7 December 2017: Ireland faces huge land fine, 10,000 GLAS farmers ineligible for payment and the beef kill soars to new heights.
By Amy Forde on 06 December 2017
The deal that fell through on the Irish border earlier this week would not have worked for Scotland either because rest of UK is most important market
By Phelim O'Neill on 07 December 2017
Brexit deal on Irish border looked sorted on Monday morning but had unravelled by mid-afternoon.
By Phelim O'Neill on 07 December 2017
NI milk co-op bosses have suggested that a debate should be had around the UK staying in the customs union post-Brexit.
By David Wright on 07 December 2017
Ambitious Irish growth plans for food industry will have to be within a strict environment and carbon reducing framework.
By Phelim O'Neill on 07 December 2017
Breaking news on Brexit and the border is promising, but an east-west solution is needed too.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 December 2017
No hard border for farmers in draft Brexit border agreement
Intense talks have resulted in a proposal to keep a range of rules from the single market and customs union unchanged as far as Northern Ireland is concerned, RTÉ news has reported.
By Thomas Hubert on 04 December 2017
Irish border puts Brexit deal on hold
Reports earlier on Monday suggested no hard border would be imposed on Irish farmers north and south following the UK’s exit from the EU. However, no Brexit deal has been reached yet.
By Amy Forde on 04 December 2017
The move by Brussels to give greater implementation authority to member states will give the Government options to do what is best for Ireland.
By Phelim O'Neill on 04 December 2017
A document published by the British-Irish Chamber of Commerce outlines a path that would satisfy most of the UK needs and create a special customs arrangement.
By Phelim O'Neill on 02 December 2017
Agricultural policy changes in Europe and the UK are both moving towards a more simplified approach with increasing focus on the environment.
By Odile Evans on 30 November 2017
In an exclusive interview with the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Phelim O'Neill asks him about his proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy published this week.
By Phelim O'Neill on 30 November 2017
The EU agriculture commissioner made it very clear that the European Commission had to sell its SMP stocks.
By Lorcan Allen on 01 December 2017
Phelim O'Neill spoke to European Commissioner for Agriculture Phil Hogan in Brussels on the launch of his proposals for CAP 2020.
By Phelim O'Neill on 30 November 2017
Brexit divorce payment reached
The Daily Telegraph is reporting that a divorce payment has been reached between the EU and the UK.
By Hannah Quinn-Mulligan on 29 November 2017
Phelim O'Neill reports from Brussels on the launch of CAP 2020 proposals which will be launched by way of a Communicaiton today in Brussels
By Phelim O'Neill on 29 November 2017
The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has rejected a proposed resolution to oppose the five-year re-authorisation of the leading herbicide active.
By Thomas Hubert on 28 November 2017
The EU trade association for the meat industry's report reveals devastating consequences of meat on the meat industry.
By Phelim O'Neill on 30 November 2017
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