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EU and China agree to protect each other’s food and drink specialities

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The FINANCIAL — On Wednesday, European Parliament backed an agreement between the EU and China to protect the names of 200 European and Chinese food specialties from counterfeiting. Parliament consented to an agreement by 645 votes, with 22 against and 18 abstentions, signed in September 2020 between the EU and China to ensure that one hundred European products bearing geographical indications (GIs) – including Feta, Münchener Bier, Polska Wódka, or Queso Manchego – will be legally protected in China against imitations and the misuse of a product’s name. In exchange, one hundred Chinese products will benefit from the same form of protection in the EU. MEPs agreed to extend…

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EU and China agree to protect each other’s food and drink specialities

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The FINANCIAL — On Wednesday, European Parliament backed an agreement between the EU and China to protect the names of 200 European and Chinese food specialties from counterfeiting. Parliament consented to an agreement by 645 votes, with 22 against and 18 abstentions, signed in September 2020 between the EU and China to ensure that one hundred European products bearing geographical indications (GIs)…