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EU successful in countering barriers to trade but warns that protectionism is on the rise

EU successful in countering barriers to trade but warns that protectionism is on the rise

European exporters reported a 10% increase in the number of trade barriers they encountered in 2016 alone. At the end of last year 372 such barriers were in place in over 50 trade destinations across the world. The 36 obstacles created in 2016 could affect EU exports that are currently worth around €27 billon. According […]

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EU-US TTIP trade talks face ‘huge scepticism’

EU-US TTIP trade talks face ‘huge scepticism’

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

EU-US talks aimed at clinching a comprehensive free trade deal have run up against “huge scepticism” in Europe, the European Commission has said. The Commission has published the results of a public consultation on investor protection – one of the most contentious areas under discussion. There were many objections to the idea of using independent […]

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29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

29 September commissioners-designate hearings: Malmström, Vella, Mimica, Oettinger

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

For full details of yesterday’s (29 September) hearings, click here.

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