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In March 2021, Iceland’s Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture announced his intention to allocate ISK 970 million ($7.5 million) in financial support for Icelandic sheep and cattle farmers.
In December 2020, the Government of Iceland presented its first comprehensive Food Policy.
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Iceland: Scrapie Identified in Sheep in Iceland

Scrapie (a fatal, degenerative disease affecting the central nervous system of sheep and goats) was confirmed in a sheep on the Stóru-Akrar farm (home to 800 sheep) in Skagafjörður, Iceland.
On March 11, 2020, two new regulations regarding import and quarantine conditions for dogs and cats entered into force in Iceland -- Regulation no. 200/2020 on importation of dogs and cats...
The government of Iceland has announced a number of measures to help businesses that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
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Iceland: Exporter Guide

his exporter guide provides practical tips for U.S. exporters on how to conduct business in Iceland.
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Iceland: Review of Agricultural Tariffs

On September 17, 2015, Iceland and the EU reached an agreement to reduce agricultural tariffs and increase meat and dairy quotas.
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Switzerland: Summary of WTO Biotechnology Seminar

The third annual Post-organized biotechnology seminar entitled “Biotechnology and Sustainable Agricultural Production” was held June 13, 2017 at the WTO.
The Philippines and Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland – signed a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on April 28, 2016.
With the removal in January 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.
FAS Geneva organized a biotechnology seminar entitled “The Impact of Biotechnology on Developing World Agriculture, Nutrition, and the Environment” on September 22, 2015 at the WTO.
With the removal in January of 2014 of a 5 CHF duty per straw, U.S. bovine genetic exports to Switzerland have been on the rise.