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EU and #Mexico conclude negotiations for new trade agreement

EU and #Mexico conclude negotiations for new trade agreement

On 28 April, the European Union and Mexico concluded the last outstanding element of the negotiation of their new trade agreement.Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) and Mexican Minister of Economy Graciela Márquez Colín – in their phone call – agreed on the exact scope of the reciprocal opening of public procurement markets and a high level of […]

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#Coronavirus – EU and 21 other WTO members pledge to ensure well-functioning global food supply chains

#Coronavirus – EU and 21 other WTO members pledge to ensure well-functioning global food supply chains

| April 24, 2020

The European Union, together with 21 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has committed to open and predictable trade in agricultural and food products during the current global health crisis. Co-signatories of the joint statement pledge to ensure well-functioning global agriculture and agri-food supply chains and avoid measures with potential negative impact on food […]

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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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Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

Countries launch UN work to shut down global trade in #TortureTools

| September 27, 2018

On 24 September, the Alliance for Torture-Free Trade agreed to step up the pace of its efforts and work towards a United Nations instrument – such as a binding convention – to stop the trade in instruments for torture and the death penalty. The Alliance for Torture-Free Trade is an initiative of the European Union, […]

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Commission reports on progress under global commitments for #SustainableUrbanDevelopment

Commission reports on progress under global commitments for #SustainableUrbanDevelopment

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

At the World Urban Forum in Malaysia on 9 February, the Commission took stock of what was achieved under the three commitments put forward by the EU and its partners 15 months ago. Significant progress has been achieved under the three commitments since they were presented at the UN Habitat III conference in October 2016, […]

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EU-#Mexico trade: #ALDE calls for lower tariffs and taxes

EU-#Mexico trade: #ALDE calls for lower tariffs and taxes

| January 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

The political crisis between the US and Mexico may also have a strong impact on commercial relations between the two countries. This could create a chain reaction affecting the agreements signed by Mexico with other states, including the EU; Mexico’s third-largest trading partner after the US and China. Last year the EU and Mexico launched […]

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Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

Global operation #CiconiaAlba delivers major blow to organized crime

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifty-two countries and four international organizations teamed up with Europol to deliver a major blow to organized crime groups operating across the European Union and beyond. Co-operation with partners from the private sector was also key to this successful operation. Focusing on disrupting the most dangerous criminal networks currently active, investigators put an emphasis on […]

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