19 September 2013

EU farm subsidies rise despite downward trend: OECD

Support to agriculture rising after hitting historic lows

Public support made up 19% of all EU farming revenues last year despite a historic downward trend, the OECD said in a report released yesterday (18 September).

The EU shelled out €83 billion in support of agricultural producers in 2012 – or 19% of total farm receipts – a rise of 1% from the year before, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

… Full Text: http://www.euractiv.com/cap/eu-farm-subsidies-rise-despite-d-news-530555?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=EurActivRSS

Tags: direct payments, input subsidies, border interventions, EU farm support, world markets, food, CAP

Source: EurActiv, 2013-09-19.

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