Tag: Mexico

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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#Trade European Commission and Mexico start negotiations on trade of organic products

#Trade European Commission and Mexico start negotiations on trade of organic products

| February 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The European Commission and the Government of Mexico announced the start of negotiations towards a bilateral agreement on trade in organic products on 11 February. Commissioner Hogan arrived in Mexico, where he met the Mexican Minister of Agriculture José Calzada, after an official visit in Colombia where an agreement on trade in organic products was […]

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EU-CELAC Business Summit: Programmes to increase co-operation between two regions

EU-CELAC Business Summit: Programmes to increase co-operation between two regions

Commercial ties between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean have doubled over the last decade boosting exports and jobs. As leaders from the Community of Latin America and Caribbean States met with European officials in Brussels today, several new projects were forged to elevate our trade ties and grow investment in small-to-medium […]

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Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU annual report says

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU’s commercial partners, fuelling continuing uncertainty in the world economy. These are the main findings of the European Commission’s annual report on protectionism published today (17 November). “I regret to see that many countries still consider protectionism a valid policy tool. This goes clearly against […]

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EU at G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia: Supporting global recovery

EU at G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia: Supporting global recovery

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the G20 summit in Brisbane (Australia) on 15 and 16 November 2014, the president of the European Commission and the president of the European Council will push for the adoption of a strong Brisbane Action Plan on Growth and Jobs to put the G20 collectively on a higher growth trajectory. This and the European […]

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Human rights debates: Why Parliament calls attention to situation in Mexico and other parts of world

Human rights debates: Why Parliament calls attention to situation in Mexico and other parts of world

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

They might have gone missing in another part of the world, but that does not mean MEPs don’t care about their fate. Today (23 October) the Parliament will discuss the 43 missing students in Mexico and the suspected links between drug cartels and local authorities in the country. Issues such as this are brought up […]

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