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“Ruinous price war” the discounter: Union rejects special tax for dairy crisis from – ABC Online

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The Union faction rejects from discounter Lidl this week placed special tax on milk because of the dramatic price crisis from. “This is mainly the trade steals from his responsibility. For his ruinous price war with food is part of the problem “, Group Vice Gitta Connemann told Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

Also, cooperatives and trade should assume their responsibilities, urged the CDU politician of “milk summit” on Monday when agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt (CSU).

the Black-group to which inter alia the discounter Lidl belongs, had brought a special tax into play. “If the state wants to regulate something, then the state should regulate it. Through a special tax, all equally true, “company CEO Klaus Gehrig told the” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung “.

Connemann made it clear that the policy will help DISTRESSED farmers. In the first place, but must act the operator: “overproduction can return only even the industry.” She warned against a “glorification of the milk quota”, which had been abolished in the past year in the EU. “State quantity regulation is doomed to fail.”

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However, it was also important the consumer’s behavior: “The decision on how many German dairy farmers producing according to this existential crisis nor , meets at the end of it. “An orientation only at junk prices have a price.

the leader of the Greens in the Bundestag, Anton Hofreiter, requires fundamental changes in agricultural policy in order to defuse the crisis dairy farmers. Emergency aid for the affected farmers are essential, he stressed, together with the open agricultural expert Friedrich Ostendorff in a letter to Schmidt, quoted from the “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung” (Saturday). “You must get out of the ruinous expansion spiral. No one is happy about Milk bargain if therefore make the yards close “

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