Freshfel Europe Calls for EU Actions on Fresh Produce to Cope With Belarus Embargo

February 8, 2022 Freshfel Europe

In a letter to the European Commission on 4 February, Freshfel Europe summed up its concerns on the mulitples consequences for fresh produce of the Belarus embargo. The Association urged the EU authorities to take  steps to support the sector in this new trade restriction The sector  is one more time the bargaining chips of geopolitical dispute. The Belarus embargo is  affecting close to half a million T of EU export adding up on the impact of other not yet recovered embargoes. These trade restrictions represent annually disruptive market worth 3 billion €. 

Freshfel Europe Calls for Intensified Support for the EU Fruit and Vegetable Sector Facing the Belarus Embargo

February 4, 2022 Freshfel Europe

The Belarus embargo began on 1 January 2022, affecting EU fruit and vegetable exports for possibly longer than 6 months and will further compromise the position of the EU fresh produce export business.

End Announced to U.S. Embargo on Mexican Shrimp

An embargo on Mexican shrimp, decreed by the United States last April, came to an end on October 19, 2021. The end to the embargo came following official notice to the National Aquaculture and Fisheries Commission (CONAPESCA) by the U.S. Government.