EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT CALLS FOR A RE-NATIONALISATION OF EU COTTON PRODUCTION AID

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Parliament is pressing for an effective re-nationalisation of European Union (EU) powers to support the continued existence of an EU cotton production industry. In non-binding amendments to a proposed EU subsidy system largely disconnected from cotton production levels, MEPs called for national funds earmarked for wide-ranging actions protecting the EU industry, largely in Greece and Spain.

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