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Commissioner Hogan announces new #Transparency package

Commissioner Hogan announces new #Transparency package

| February 19, 2020

On 18 February, Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) announced his intention to further step up the European Commission’s transparency commitments by, among others, systematically reporting on the work of all committees established under EU trade agreements. Speaking to civil society representatives in Brussels, Commissioner Hogan said: “The EU is already the world’s most transparent public […]

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Phil Hogan says that US threats over #Huawei are ‘a bit of sabre-rattling’

Phil Hogan says that US threats over #Huawei are ‘a bit of sabre-rattling’

| January 17, 2020

EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan has said that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ambition to get a full trade deal negotiated with Brussels by the end-of-year deadline is “just not possible”. The former minister, who is in the US at the moment, also said that threats from the US to stop sharing intelligence with the […]

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European Commission steps up protection of European #IntellectualProperty in global markets

European Commission steps up protection of European #IntellectualProperty in global markets

| January 10, 2020

The European Commission has published the latest report on protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in third countries. While developments have taken place since the publication of the previous report, concerns persist and a number of areas for improvement and action remain to be addressed. Intellectual property rights infringements worldwide cost European firms billions […]

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#WTO – US blocking of the appellate body is serious blow to the international rules-based trade system

#WTO – US blocking of the appellate body is serious blow to the international rules-based trade system

| December 10, 2019

Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured) made a statement given that the WTO’s Appellate Body will stop functioning as of tomorrow (11 December) due to the US failure to appoint or reappointment of its members. Hogan described this as a regrettable & very serious blow to the international rules-based trade system. The #EU firmly believes that […]

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Phil Hogan is right man to deal with #EUTradePolicy, says #EPP

Phil Hogan is right man to deal with #EUTradePolicy, says #EPP

| October 2, 2019

“Phil Hogan performed very well this evening. He is the right man, at the right place, at the right time and we are confident he will lead EU trade policy with a deft hand,” said Christophe Hansen MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament. “In terms of trade, Europe […]

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#Trade – Hogan faces strong headwinds in new role

#Trade – Hogan faces strong headwinds in new role

| September 10, 2019

Irish Commissioner Phil Hogan (pictured, right), a stalwart supporter of Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar, is promoted to the role of European trade commissioner in the new mandate. One of the most high-profile positions in the EU, Hogan steps up to the plate at a time when the United States is pursuing an unpredictable, […]

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#Agriculture: The Commission increases the budget for promoting EU agricultural products

#Agriculture: The Commission increases the budget for promoting EU agricultural products

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

EU producers will receive an increased budget of €133 million in 2017 to promote EU agricultural products outside and inside the EU and to continue finding new markets. The Commission adopted the 2017 promotion strategy for EU agricultural products with a total budget of €133 million compared to the €111 million available for 2016. This […]

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