Spain will ask the EU to review the directives on unfair competition

Regulation & Compliances
Published Feb 20, 2024

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Spain's Agriculture Minister, Luis Planas, is set to present nine reform requests to the European Union to address the concerns of Spanish farmers and ranchers. The proposals include reviewing unfair commercial practices, repealing the crop rotation provision in the common agricultural policy by 2024, eliminating the obligation to leave non-productive areas fallow, and expanding eco-regimes. Planas also seeks short-term changes to reinforced conditionality and more flexibility in strategic plans. He has also called on regional communities to strengthen food chain law inspections and support producers with training and digital field notebook implementation.
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The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Luis Planas, will sit at the table next Monday along with his counterparts from the European Union with a package of nine reform requests with which he hopes to appease the spirits of Spanish farmers and ranchers. And already, also those from other EU countries, who have been mobilized for weeks. Planas, who this Monday conveyed to the regional councilors of the area what his proposals will be, has also urged the communities to pitch in, facing the third week of protests on roads and cities. Among the measures that Spain considers a priority to adopt are, for example, the review of the directives on unfair commercial practices or that the mirror clauses have greater reflection in community regulations to avoid competition from third countries that produce food without applying the strict European demands. The package is completed, as detailed by the ministry, with the request that the crop rotation provided for in the common ...
Source: Lne
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