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Planas says EU decision to impose tariffs on US is “a step in the right direction”

La Unión Europea impondrá desde este martes aranceles por valor de 4.000 millones de dólares (3.360 millones de euros) a la importación de una serie de productos procedentes de Estados Unidos como compensación por las subvenciones que Washington concedió a la compañía del sector aeronáutico Boeing, declaradas contrarias a las normas de la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC).
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Hotel sector ask for direct aid worth 8,500 milion euros

The hospitality sector, through the Juntos con la Hostelería platform (made up of FIAB, Hostelería de España and AECOC) has asked the autonomous communities and Minister Reyes Maroto to urgently approve the Hospitality Support Plan announced by the minister last…

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INTEROVIC and Amazon collaborate to offer lamb meat and support the sector

The Interprofessional Agro-Food Organization of Sheep and Goats, INTEROVIC, in the face of the situation of stock of sheep and goat meat due to the closure of the HORECA sector, has carried out a search for alternatives that allow them to deliver their products directly to Spanish households, the only way to give output to the surplus volume, which is estimated at 70% of production. INTEROVIC and Amazon have worked together to market these meats through the Amazon Prime Now express delivery service available to Prime customers in Madrid and Barcelona. In this way, traditional producers and ranchers of sheep and goats hope to open cuts specially designed for home consumption, offering delicious, healthy meats with proven social and environmental benefits.
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Anafric claims the Government the immediate return of the advanced VAT by the meat exporting companies due to the lack of liquidity due to the inactivity of the HORECA sector

The meat sector as a whole is experiencing moments of extreme difficulty due to the COVID crisis 19. With the exception of a few large companies, most of the meat industry in Spain is made up of small and medium-sized companies that have completely lost their sales in the channel HORECA and proximity sales. They do not have money, but they have to face social security payments, taxes, rents and payments to suppliers, especially to farmers. There is a crisis in the sector that will be very difficult to overcome.
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