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03.07.2009

Milk: French minister Bruno Le Maire and his German counterpart to send a letter to the Commission

“The total deregulation of the milk market would be a serious political mistake”, stressed new minister Bruno Le Maire on Europe 1 on 30 June. He intends to send a letter about this in conjunction with his German counterpart Isle Aigner to the European Commission. The meeting with the minister, in Stuttgart, is scheduled for 2 July. The French minister advocates control of the markets using the tools of storage and intervention.




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