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April 13, 2017
It is estimated that rapeseed planted area in MY 2017/2018 will increase to 160,000 hectares, and will be four percent higher than in the previous year.
April 11, 2017
On March 13, 2017, the European Commission presented its long awaited report examining whether mandatory nutrition labeling requirements should be extended to alcoholic beverages....
April 6, 2017
The EU28’s grain harvest is forecast to rise three percent in MY2017/18 despite little change to the planted area.
April 5, 2017
Total EU-28 oilseeds production for marketing year (MY) 2015/16 is expected to decline by about 9 percent to 32 million metric tons (MMT).
March 15, 2017
The European Union’s (EU) dairy market seems to be slowly emerging from its recent “dairy crisis,” when EU farmers were faced with overproduction and the lowest commodity prices since 2009.
March 15, 2017
On Tuesday, February 28, the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCoPAFF) again failed to reach a qualified majority on the proposal on endocrine disruptor (ED) criteria.
March 3, 2017
Lithuania is a net exporter of wood and wood products. In 2016 total trade of forest products between the U.S. and Lithuania increased by 40 percent in comparison with 2015...
January 27, 2017
Since accession into the European Union Lithuania has modified national laws and brought food and agricultural regulations and standards into full concordance with EU regulations and standards.
January 12, 2017
In 2015 the total fish catch in Lithuania was 83,705 MT, which included the long-distance, Baltic Sea, and inland fisheries.
January 2, 2017
Lithuania as a member of the European Union, applies EU regulatory requirements for import of products of animal or plant origin. The EU has harmonized export certification requirements...
December 16, 2016
The EU remains the world's largest wine producer despite lower production levels in 2016 compared to 2015. U.S. exporters should be aware that specific wine labeling rules...
November 23, 2016
Lithuania is the largest poultry meat producer among the Baltic States. In 2015 production of poultry meat amounted to 110,700 MT and was 11 percent higher than in 2014.
November 23, 2016
The restrictions on exports of pork caused by the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) and the continuing effect of the Russian ban on imports of live swine resulted in a four percent decrease...
November 17, 2016
It is estimated that in 2016 milk deliveries in Lithuania will decrease by one percent in comparison to the previous year’s level. The Russian ban and reduced export demand resulted in a drop...
October 25, 2016
The restrictive marketing measures that Ireland wants to introduce for all alcohol products could impact U.S. exports to the EU.
October 19, 2016
It is expected that in 2016 milk deliveries in the European Union will increase by 1.1 percent and stabilize in 2017.
July 26, 2016
The EU grain harvest is now under way in most Member States.
July 11, 2016
Slovakia took over its first ever European Union (EU) Council Presidency on July 1, 2016.
July 6, 2016
It is estimated that in 2015 the share of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the final energy consumption in Lithuania amounted to 25 percent...
July 4, 2016
In 2015, the European Commission (EC) officially introduced a seven percent cap on food based biofuels thus limiting future production of these first generation or conventional biofuels....