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Farmers' protest advances in Spain against EU policies

Spain
Regulation & Compliances
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 22, 2024

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Farmers in Madrid, Spain, have organized a large-scale protest against the European Union's agricultural policy and the Spanish government's lack of enforcement of a law ensuring fair wholesale prices for their produce. This is expected to be the largest demonstration in the Spanish capital since protests began over two weeks ago. Similar protests are also happening in France, the EU's largest agricultural producer, where farmers are demanding better wages and other forms of assistance.
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Thousands of farmers advanced to the center of Madrid, Spain, this Wednesday (21), as part of protests against policies related to the European Union's (EU) agricultural policy taking place in several countries in the bloc. Spain and the European Commission have made some concessions in recent weeks, but producers argue that the measures are insufficient. This Wednesday's demonstration is expected to be the largest in the Spanish capital since rural producers began protesting more than two weeks ago. The group of unions that brings together rural producers stated that they would take 500 tractors and transport thousands of farmers to the concentration. In addition to EU policies, farmers claim that a law designed to ensure that major supermarket buyers pay fair wholesale prices for their ...
Source: CanalRural
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