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Summary EU pigmeat managment committee meeting

by 5m Editor
29 June 2007, at 8:49am

UK - The pigmeat managment committee meeting summary - June 2007.

Summary of meeting

  • Market situation report presented by Commission
  • Export refunds agreed
  • Import quota for sausages from Iceland agreed
  • Weighting co-efficients for calculating market prices agreed
  • Methods for carcase grading in France agreed, those for Latvia, Romania, Lithuania and Bulgaria circulated.
  1. Market situation for pigmeat.

    Communications and interpretations of national and EU market indicators.

  2. Exchange of views and request for opinion on a draft Commission Regulation fixing the export refunds in the pigmeat sector.

    Quarterly fixation of refunds. It is proposed to keep the refunds unchanged.

    Vote: Favourable opinion (in favour: 338 (26 Member States), against: 0 (0 MS), abstention: 7 (1 MS), absent & not represented: 0 (0 MS).

  3. Exchange of views and possible request for an opinion on a draft Commission Regulation opening and providing for the administration of an import tariff quota of sausages originating in Iceland.

    Vote: Favourable opinion (in favour: 345 (27 Member States), against: 0 (0 MS), abstention: 0 ( 0 MS), absent & not represented: 0 (0 MS).

  4. Exchange of views and possible request for an opinion on a draft Commission Regulation fixing the weighting coefficients to be used in calculating the Community market price for pig carcases for the 2007/08 marketing year.

    Vote: Favourable opinion (in favour: 345 (27 Member States), against: 0 (0 MS), abstention: 0 ( 0 MS), absent & not represented: 0 (0 MS).

  5. Exchange of views and possible request for an opinion on a draft Decision amending Decision 2006/784/EC authorizing a method for grading pig carcases in France.

    Vote: Favourable opinion (in favour: 345 (27 Member States), against: 0 (0 MS), abstention: 0 ( 0 MS), absent & not represented: 0 (0 MS).

  6. Exchange of views on part II of the protocol in view to authorize methods for the grading of pig carcases in Latvia.

    Discussion.

  7. Exchange of views on part I of the protocol in view to authorize methods for the grading of pig carcases in Bulgaria.

    Discussion.

  8. Exchange of views on part I of the protocol in view to authorize methods for the grading of pig carcases in Spain.

    The protocol is approved and Spain is invited to start with the dissection trial.

  9. Miscellaneous.

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