On october 16th, in a workshop held at the European Parliament, CELCAA, together with Copa-Cogeca and FoodDrinkEurope, reiterated their support for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
European Commissioner For Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan underlined that “The EU-Japan EPA is an important and mutually beneficial agreement, which has the potential to provide significant market opportunities for European farmers, food producers and the whole value chain. (…). The implementation of this major trade agreement will be a door-opener to a large and valuable market.”
Please find here the joint press release workshop 16 October.