Cautious note ahead of EU summit
GERMANY struck a cautious note ahead of this weeks heads of government summit, expected to strike a final deal on farm subsidy reform, reports the Financial Times.
As the current holder of the European Union presidency, Germany warns there are significant barriers to reaching an accord on cutting farm expenditure.
France is apparently yet to be reconciled to the majority position on milk prices and quotas as a means of reforming the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
- More farm cuts in Europe?, FWi, yesterday (22 March, 1999)
- France pressured for more farm reforms, FWi, 19 March, 1999
- Brown committed to more subsidy cuts, FWi, 18 March, 1999
- WTO urged to cut subsidies, FWi, 16 March, 1999
- Britain calls for more subsidy cuts, FWi, 15 March, 1999
- Farmers could face more subsidy cuts, FWi, 12 March, 1999
- Financial Times 23/03/99 page 2