Fact Sheets

CETA: Bedrohung für die Europäischen Lebensmittelund Agrarstandards

Das Freihandelsabkommen CETA (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) zwischen der EU und Kanada tritt am 21. September 2017 vorläufig in Kraft. Dies bedeutet, dass große Teile von CETA bereits vor der Ratifizierung durch die Parlamente der EU-Mitgliedstaaten vorläufig Gültigkeit erlangen.

CETA: European Food and Agriculture Standards Under Threat

The EU-Canada trade deal CETA will provisionally enter into force on 21 September 2017. This means that large parts of CETA will be activated before ratification by the parliaments of EU member states. However, EU member states can still choose not to ratify it, in which case CETA will be rejected in its entirety.

Who Wins and Who Loses from U.S. Dumping of Corn

Agricultural “dumping” – the practice of exporting commodities at prices below the cost of production -- can be devastating for farmers in importing countries, especially in low-income countries with little power to use trade rules to defend their markets. It is unfair competition for producers in other exporting countries. And by encouraging overproduction in the U.S., it traps U.S.