WINE SECTOR: the pandemic of Covid-19 hits hard

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The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the wine trade, both European and non-European. All wine markets are affected.

In addition to other things, this month of March have seen more than 50 MEPs asking, via a letter, the European Commission to take exceptional measures to support the agri-food sector, including the wine industry, a sector penalised by the increase in US customs duties.

Finally, the CEEV and its British counterpart, the WSTA, called, via a common position, for the wine sector to be taken into account in the next EU-UK trade agreement.

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