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EU beef exports to #Korea resume after almost 20 years

EU beef exports to #Korea resume after almost 20 years

| September 30, 2019

After almost 20 years, the Republic of Korea lifted its import restrictions on beef and beef products from some European Union member states. Producers from Denmark and the Netherlands are the first ones to be able to resume exports. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, said: “Trade isn’t just about doing trade deals. After many years of […]

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Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

Asian leaders to meet in #Dushanbe for major summit

| June 13, 2019

The Dushanbe Summit, to be held in the Tajikistan capital on June 15th, is a continuation of the efforts of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA), which numbers 27 members states. The summit will bring together high-level delegations who are expected to adopt an ambitious document, Dushanbe Declaration, which will cover all […]

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€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

€191 million to promote #AgriFoodProducts at home and abroad

| November 20, 2018

The 2019 programmes for the promotion of EU agri-food products will focus primarily on markets outside the EU with the highest potential for growth. The European Commission adopted the 2019 promotion policy work programme on 14 November, with €191.6 million to be made available for programmes selected for EU co-financing – an increase of €12.5m […]

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#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

#NorthKorea: EU adopts new sanctions

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

On 16 October, the Foreign Affairs Council discussed the situation in the Korean peninsula and in particular the continuing development of the DPRK’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles in violation and flagrant disregard of UN Security Council resolutions. Given the persistent threat to international peace and stability posed by the DPRK, the Council adopted new […]

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Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

Trillion-euro global high-tech trade deal agreed

The European Union, the United States, China and the vast majority of the World Trade Organization (WTO) members that were participating in the negotiations agreed on 24 July to eliminate custom duties on 201 high-tech products. The extension of the 1996 Information Technology Agreement (ITA) is the biggest tariff-cutting deal in the WTO in almost […]

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EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets

EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Efforts to liberalize trade in services are gaining momentum as the European Union will chair the 6th round of negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) which begin today (17 February) in Geneva. TiSA negotiations aim at opening up markets in services among a diverse group of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) members who […]

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