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PARIS A mild end to winter has boosted the growth of rapeseed crops in Europe but also led to insect damage and kept some regions dry, limiting prospects for a recovery from a drought-hit sowing campaign, analysts said.
PARIS, April 5 A mild end to winter has boosted
the growth of rapeseed crops in Europe but also led to insect
damage and kept some regions dry, limiting prospects for a
recovery from a drought-hit sowing campaign, analysts said.
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PARIS The European Union is no closer to a trade deal with Mercosur because members of the South American bloc have changed their position on previously agreed issues, but expects to settle a U.S. claim for a bigger share of a beef import quota within weeks, the EU's agriculture chief said.
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