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#EUUSTrade – Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations with the United States

#EUUSTrade – Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations with the United States

| April 18, 2019

The European Commission welcomes today’s decision by the Council to adopt the negotiating directives for trade talks with the United States, thus continuing to deliver on the implementation of the Joint Statement agreed by Presidents Juncker and Trump in July 2018. European Union Member States gave the Commission the green light to start formal negotiations […]

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#China and Europe see closer economic and trade ties

#China and Europe see closer economic and trade ties

| March 27, 2019

  China and Europe, both pulling great efforts on co-operation with each other, have been experiencing increasingly closer economic and trade ties over the past years, writes Wang Junling. Thanks to the CHINA RAILWAY Express (Chinese block trains travelling to and from Europe), it only took 10 days for the four aircraft produced by Italian aircraft […]

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#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

#ParliamentMagazine – MEP Sajjad Karim to attend prestigious awards ceremony as EU International Trade nominee

| March 20, 2019

Trade Chief MEP Sajjad Karim (pictured) is attending the Parliament Magazine’s MEP Awards ceremony as the EU International Trade Award nominee. Dr. Karim – who chairs the European Parliament’s South Asia Trade Monitoring Committee – is nominated for an outstanding achievement award, recognizing his extensive work on EU International Trade, including EU-Pakistan trade achievements and will be […]

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US ends #DiplomaticProtocol tiff with EU

US ends #DiplomaticProtocol tiff with EU

| March 5, 2019

The United States has ended a spat with the European Union over diplomatic protocol that came amid heightened tensions over trans-Atlantic trade, writes the BBC. US ambassador Gordon Sondland said the bloc was “one of America’s most valuable partners in ensuring global security and prosperity”. The dispute surfaced in January over an apparent downgrading of […]

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#EUUSTradeTalks – Parliament moves to protect key interests

#EUUSTradeTalks – Parliament moves to protect key interests

| February 25, 2019

The US and the EU are about to launch trade negotiations ©AP images/European Union-EP  The EU and the US are set to enter trade talks in a bid to resolve their disagreements. Read on to find out what the issues are and the deciding role Parliament will play. US protectionism Trade relations between the EU […]

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#EUTradeAgreements – What the EU is working on

#EUTradeAgreements – What the EU is working on

| February 15, 2019

        The EU negotiates various trade deals all over the world, but they depend on approval by the European Parliament. Read our overview of the negotiations in progress. On 13 February, MEPs voted in favour of EU-Singapore trade and investment protection deals, which will eliminate nearly all tariffs within five years. This […]

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Parliament gives green light to #Singapore trade and investment protection deals

Parliament gives green light to #Singapore trade and investment protection deals

| February 15, 2019

Free trade and investment protection deals will boost trade and open door to further trade with SE Asia©CC0 by chuttersnap on Unsplash   Parliament endorsed the free trade and investment protection deals between EU and Singapore, serving as blueprint for further co-operation with south-east Asia. The free trade agreement, to which Parliament gave its consent […]

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