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Lange: Nobody would accept a WTO that does not deliver a response to the pandemic

Iana Dreyer and Robert Francis talked to the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee Chair Bernd Lange on what’s next for transatlantic relations and for the World Trade Organisation. He also shared views on the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism and Generalised System of Preferences. We are now several months into …

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EU-US trade: European Parliament report calls for cooperation despite tensions

The European Parliament today adopted a non-legislative report on EU-US relations which emphasises the importance of “reinvigorating” the trade relationship and strengthening the multilateral trading system whilst calling for “renewed cooperation that should bring lasting and concrete results in the years to come.”

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EU US Trade and Tech Council seeks dialogue, avoidance of new trade frictions

By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer. The first meeting of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, set in motion a new open-ended transatlantic political and bureaucratic cooperation machinery that aims at tackling perceived common challenges in a rapidly changing technological and geopolitical environment. The joint statement issued …