EU and Brazil join forces for global level-playing field in farm subsidies

17 July 2017 – The EU and Brazil – two of the world’s biggest producers of agricultural products – submitted a joint proposal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on support for agricultural production and food security measures. The objective is to limit market distortions, to ensure a global level-playing field for farmers while taking into account particular needs of developing countries – in particular with respect to the promotion of food security.  Colombia, Peru and Uruguay have already expressed their support for the initiative and are co-sponsors of the EU-Brazil proposal. Read the full article on the website of the European Commission.