FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE
Data from the EU grain market management committee
of the European Commission is now available on-line.
The grains unit of DG Agriculture in the European Commission holds weekly
management committee meetings, where measures to manage the EU cereals
policy (for example, levels of export subsidies to be granted, import and
export license policy, etc.) are discussed with Member State government
representatives and farmer's grain organizations. This data will be
updated on Thursdays at 7 pm Central European Time (1 pm U.S. East Coast
Follow the link "library" on DG Agriculture's webpage to find the following data:
Periodical instruments (APA): regulations fixing/modifying the import duties for cereals and export restitutions. Updated typically every two weeks.
Licenses: export and import licenses for cereals since the beginning of the marketing year, comparison with the same period of the last two marketing years. Updated weekly on Thursdays, at 1 pm US East Coast time.
Import quotas: import of cereals under the tariff quota on a weekly basis since the opening of the quota. Updated weekly.
Licenses to any Central of Eastern European destination: licenses on a monthly basis since the beginning of the marketing year.
Request for import and export licenses: licenses requested since the beginning of the marketing year by Member State. Updated weekly.
Results of the Cereals Management Committee: quantities sold this week under tenders, refunds. Updated weekly.
Resale of intervention stocks on the EU market: open tenders, quantities sold so far and quantities still to be sold. Updated weekly.
Intervention stocks: intervention situation by Member State and by cereal. Updated weekly.
Regulation: new regulations relevant for the cereals sector (opening of tenders, modifications to intervention rules, aid regimes, etc.). Updated as necessary.