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Planas: The Agri-food Chain Will Be Key In The Economic Recovery After Covid-19

Planas: the agri-food chain will be key in the economic recovery after Covid-19

  • 11 May, 2020
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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The Government Sees Royal Decree 5/2020 As Unavailable To Strengthen The Agri-food Sector

The Government sees Royal Decree 5/2020 as unavailable to strengthen the agri-food sector

  • 27 March, 2020
In recent months, the agro-livestock sector has had to face critical situations. To the structural problems of rigidity of the demand, atomization of the operators, the seasonality or the perishable character of the productions, conjunctural factors have been added such as adverse climatic phenomena, tariffs of the United States Administration, the fall of prices of the productions and the rise in the costs of agricultural inputs (diesel, fertilizers or feed).
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Information Note On The Application Of The Royal Decree On The State Of Alarm In The Livestock Sector (text From The Ministry)

Information note on the application of the Royal Decree on the state of alarm in the livestock sector (text from the Ministry)

  • 19 March, 2020
Agricultural, livestock and aquaculture production, as well as fishing activity, transformation of agricultural and fishery products, veterinary centers or clinics, transport and distribution of food, as well as its commercialization through retail sales to consumers, form the food supply chain whose activity must be guaranteed in the state of alarm. This implies that the activity of agri-food companies as a whole, including agricultural, livestock, aquaculture and fishing activities, must be maintained, but also that of the companies that, in turn, supply them with the necessary inputs for their operation. 
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