Position Papers

28 Nov, 2014

External trade: facilitating access to foreign markets & global trade in agricultural machinery

18 Nov, 2014

CEMA position on exhaust emission legislation for non-road mobile machinery: More time needed

New CEMA position paper on the revision of Directive 97/68/EC regarding exhaust emissions of non-road mobile machinery. The main request is an extension of the transition scheme with 6 months.

17 Nov, 2014

Advancing Agricultural Mechanization in Africa


Agricultural mechanization levels (i.e. the use of machinery in farming) differ dramatically across the globe: while, on average, 700-1,850 tractors are used per 1,000 farmers in Europe and Northern America, exceptionally low levels of mechanization persist in many developing countries: a mere 3-6 tractors are in operation per 1,000 farmers in China, Africa or India (see illustration).

6 Nov, 2014

NEW: CEMA Position on use of civil drones in agriculture

Civil drones - an important tool in the quest for sustainable productivity growth in agriculture

3 Nov, 2014

CEMA position on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive

Need to avoid conflicting legislation on Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM)

23 Oct, 2014

Completing the Internal Market for towed agricultural vehicles

New EU rules need to be workable in practice