The increase of stamp duties, a measure that may create obstacles to achieving access to justice

One issue that may be identified with regard to justice in Romania is related to the high stamp duties. Emergency Government Ordinance no. 83/2013 provided for […]

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Impact of bluetongue disease on sheep-breeding activities

Sheep breeders in Romania have sustained losses of over EUR 8 million as a result of bluetongue disease. Normally over five million head are exported annually. However, countries […]

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Romanian fishing industry

The Romanian fishing industry has funding worth EUR 225 million, of which EUR 167 million represent the EU contribution for the coming seven years. Representatives of the sector argue that this […]

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Emergence of new H5N8 strain of bird flu

Experts from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the World Organisation for Animal Health have drawn attention to the emergence of a […]

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Funding for the forestry sector in Romania

The Romanian forestry sector is complaining that the amount allocated to the forestry sector in Romania under the National Rural Development Programme (PNDR) 2014-2020 does not […]

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Transitional measures for milk producers

A report drawn up by MTT Agrifood Research Finland entitled ‘Competitiveness of Northern European Dairy Chains’ predicts that the removal of EU milk quotas next year […]

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Price of pig meat in free fall in Romania

The price farmers in Romania are paid for pig meat has fallen by 25% in the last four months as a result of the embargo imposed […]

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Bluetongue disease

The ban on the sale of live animals (with the exception of animals intended for direct slaughter or processing following immediate slaughter) that has been introduced […]

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Agricultural producer organisations

There are very few agricultural producer organisations in Romania. While 800 000 farmers each own between 1 and 5 ha of farmland, making a total of around […]

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‘First farmland afforestation’ operational programme

Since the launching of the National Rural Development Programme in Romania in 2008, around 100 000 projects have been selected for non-reimbursable funding amounting to over EUR 7.1 billion, […]

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Differences in taxation for farmers belonging to various types of association in the EU

Romania has a shortfall of small farmers’ associations, and this reduces the sales markets to which they can have access. The main thing that deters Romanian […]

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Collapse of grain prices in EU countries

Cereal crop farmers in Romania and across the EU have been seriously affected by the loss of income arising from the volatility of prices on the grain […]

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Practical impact of the embargo imposed by Russia

The embargo imposed by Russia on food products from the European Union is having a real impact, and it is clear in this context that we […]

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Decision by the Russian Federation to ban imports of cattle, beef and derived products from Romania

Russia joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in October 2012 following 18 years of accession negotiations. The EU Member States, including Romania, expressed the hope that Russia would […]

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