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Germany Gets Lion's Share of EU Farm Aid Package

  • 28 Oct 08:38

Germany Gets Lion's Share of EU Farm Aid Package The main elements of the €500 million aid package for EU farmers have now been published in the Official Journal, with Germany receiving the largest allocation, followed by France and the UK. Intended as an urgent response to the difficult situation witnessed notably on the EU dairy market, the support package provides Member States with flexibility on how they want to use the € 420 million targeted aid to directly benefit farmers. The support package is also intended to lessen the impact of lowpigmeat prices, and the drought in Central Europe this summer. Member States also have the possibility to double this sum by matching it with. Read more...