Rules & Practices of the Inter-European Trade in Potatoes
The first European rules were established, as early as 1956. Through the efforts of the European Union for the Wholesale Trade in Potatoes – now EUROPATAT – professional practices were defined and a simple and efficient procedure for expert assessments and arbitration, known ever since by RUCIP, has been set up.
The formation in 1964 of the RUCIP EUROPEAN COMMITTEE, made up by EUROPATAT and the Co-operatives of the European Confederation of Agriculture (C.E.A.), whose representative responsibilities had been taken over by INTERCOOP EUROPE, provided the justification for a new edition of RUCIP.
Move of RUCIP European Committee secretariat & New rules and practices of the inter-European trade in potatoes
On the 1st of January 2017 the RUCIP European Committee secretariat will be effectively transferred from Paris to Brussels. From the same date a new set of Rules and Practices of the Inter-European Trade in Potatoes (RUCIP) will also start to apply. The RUCIP European...