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Week Ahead: Strasbourg plenary to cap off intense mandate, WTO e-commerce, disputes

Five years of intense emergency and sustainability European Union legislative activity will come to a close with a salvo of key votes in the European Parliament in Strasbourg this week. At the WTO, a moment of truth is facing the plurilateral e-commerce negotiations. By Rob Francis and Chris Horseman.

A week in Brussels Energy Charter Treaty Latest news Mercosur

Week in Brussels: Energy Charter Treaty, Mercosur, South Asia, China 

The European Union institutions agreed to extend unilateral liberalisation of trade with Ukraine for another year from June, but at the cost of stricter safeguards on agricultural imports.   The European Commission also launched a preliminary investigation under the EU’s foreign subsidies regulation into subsidies received by certain Chinese wind turbine firms.   …