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The gap between the richest and poorest EU member state is narrowing but still huge

Slightly reduced but still huge gap between richest (Luxembourg) and the poorest country (Bulgaria), according to a report released last Thursday by the Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)....

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Thirteen EU Member States have supported Hungarian apiculture proposals

Thirteen EU Member States supported Hungarian proposals to strengthen the beekeeping sector at a meeting of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on Monday – the Ministry of Agriculture (MTI) told...

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Euro area inflation is at its lowest for three years

Euro area inflation fell to a three-year low in October, according to a statement released on Friday by the European Union’s statistical office, Eurostat. In the 19 euro area countries,...

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European Commission: The EU is taking action against customs duties on frozen French fries in Colombia

The European Union classifies it as an illegal anti-dumping measure and initiates dispute settlement proceedings against Colombia at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over customs duties on frozen French fries...

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PM has agreed with EU finance ministers on tax exemptions for home-made pálinka

Tax exemptions on home-made pálinka were again discussed at a meeting of the European Union’s finance ministers in Brussels – Finance Minister Varga Mihály said after the meeting, according to...

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Tokaji is also included in the EU agreement with China on the protection of geographical indications

The name Tokaji is also included in a bilateral agreement between the European Union and China on the protection of geographical indications containing one hundred European and one hundred Chinese...

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Apiculture association: about 550,000 tonnes of honey is consumed each year in the European Union

Almost one-third of the world’s honey production, about 550,000 tonnes of honey is consumed a year in the European Union (EU), but EU beekeepers can produce only half of it,...

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Economic sentiment deteriorated in the euro area and in the EU in October

Economic sentiment in the euro area deteriorated more than expected for the second consecutive month in October, reaching a five-year low, as industry sentiment is increasingly spreading to services and...

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The EP asks the European Commission for a new proposal to protect bees

MEPs adopted a resolution on Wednesday calling for greater protection of bees and calling on the European Commission to draft a new proposal after Member States say they have loosened...

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AM Minister of State: to maintain EU agricultural subsidies is an expectation

Hungary cannot accept a larger reduction than the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union justifies, so keeping current Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) funds at the current level is a minimum...

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