FDF Respose: Defra Review of the Balance of Competences: Agriculture

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January 2014

FDF members operate across the EU in increasingly open and competitive markets and support a harmonised European approach to agriculture and plant health. This helps to deliver a level playing field across the EU and greatly reduces market access barriers faced by both importers sourcing agricultural raw materials in other Member States and exporters of added value products. Renationalising these policy areas would increase the complexity and costs faced by companies currently operating in and benefiting from the EU Single Market.

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