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Flat, in favor of maintaining aid for cattle, goats and sheep

El ministro de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, Luis Planas, ha afirmado que en la elaboración del Plan Estratégico de la PAC se ha propuesto una definición de agricultor genuino que dará un trato preferente a los productores que más dependen de sus ingresos agrarios, como es el caso de los ganaderos.
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The MAPA will analyze the prices of sheep and beef

Fernando Miranda, secretario general de Agricultura y Alimentación, ha presidido el pleno del Observatorio de la Cadena Alimentaria, en el que se ha constatado la voluntad del Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación por avanzar en la consecución de los estudios de la cadena de valor de la carne de vacuno y de ovino, entre otros alimentos.
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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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The MAPA will have a budget of almost 8,500 million euros by 2021

The Ministerio de Agricultura Pesca y Alimentación will increase its budget by 10% compared to 2020 for next year. They will be 8,500 million destined to promote digitization and innovation, efficient irrigation, generational change and the presence of women in rural areas, as well as a more sustainable agricultural and fishing sector. In this way, growth possibilities will be developed that will help to strengthen the productive and economic fabric through determined support for the agri-food sector.
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Moralejo Selección, awarded with the Food Prize of Spain for Food Internationalization

Moralejo Selección has been awarded by the MAPA with the Food of Spain award for Food Internationalization. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food recognizes with the "Food Awards of Spain 2019" the work carried out by companies and professionals who have distinguished themselves by producing, offering and disseminating Spanish quality food, as well as their contribution to the development of the food sector Spanish in a sustainable and efficient way.
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The Ministry and the autonomous communities monitor the temperature of livestock transport during the summer

The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA), in coordination with the autonomous communities, has launched an action plan for the control of temperatures in animal transport during the summer of 2020. It affects transport of more 8 hours to other countries, both within the European Union and outside it. The organizers of animal transfers have to make sure that the maximums allowed will not be exceeded and will have to deliver temperature records to the competent authorities once the trip is finished.
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‘Farm to Fork Strategy’: Planas conveys its differences to the EU with what the green strategy for the meat and livestock sectors proposes

"We do not agree with the treatment of the meat sector, the livestock sector. We believe that a thorough analysis is really necessary if you want to discuss the issue and not a brief reference in passing, which is what the document does, which seems to want to put In question, the production of this important sector, through our extensive livestock farming, for the economic and social reality of Spain as of many other countries of the European Union. "
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Anafric qualifies the MAPA survey on sheep meat consumption. First look de global dades in Spain

The consumption of sheep and goats is very low and very parked. In the food report published in June 2019, referring to the 2018 data, it is clearly seen how its consumption in households (it seems representative to us since at the time the price panel was carried out, HORECA did not exist ) down 8.5%. This means that if the average consumption of meat - in its entirety - was 46.19 kg per capita (person / year) in 2018, 72% of those kilos correspond to the fresh meat category *. But the specific consumption of sheep-goat meat is, according to the report data of 1.36 kg per person per year. Of which families with children only consume 0.52 kg per capita.
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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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Planas: the agri-food chain will be key in the economic recovery after Covid-19

The minister returned to value the central role of the entire agrifood chain, as one of the fundamental pillars in this crisis, ensuring food supply, mentioning today the constitution of the Commission for the Social and Economic Reconstruction of Spain after Covid-19 in the Lower House, he stressed that agri-food is reaffirmed as a key sector in this recovery.
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