Slovenia and the EU Reach Agreement on Liberalisation of Trade with Agricultural Products

Brussels, 22 May - Slovenia and the EU on Monday in Brussels concluded negotiations on the liberalisation of trade with agricultural products by reaching an agreement which will come into force on 1 July 2000. Slovenia succeeded in its request not to introduce liberalisation according to the double zero principle (no customs or duties on the border, and no export stimulation) for the majority of the seven most sensitive products, i.e. pork, poultry, apples, cheese, as well as fresh and processed tomatoes, which means that customs quotas will be introduced in the trade with these products, the Slovene diplomatic mission at the EU reported on Monday.

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