There’s been a lot on this pre-Easter week in European trade policy….By Rob Francis with some extra input from Iana Dreyer.
Think Tank: US-Germany on China, UK environment in trade deals
A selection of interesting recent think tank pieces. CSIS: US should let the Germany work out its approach to China as its domestic debate shifts Lily McElwee Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies that explains how the debate in Germany surrounding China …
Blog: A US ambassador on the challenges of making EU US trade relations work
AmChamEU’s annual transatlantic conference is one of the go-to meetings for the transatlantic trade policy and business community in Brussels. This year’s event displayed yet again how challenging it is to keep the EU-US economic and trade conversation on a smooth track.
THINK TANK: Leadership and effectiveness in green tech industrial policy?
Think tanks are busy churning out content and context on EU and US green tech industrial policies.
Opinion: Stop obsessing about Washington, make better climate, China policies
The European Commission obtained very little from Washington in terms of concessions on the Inflation Reduction Act this week. There is in fact, little the EU can do to see the United States change course. In many ways the whole diplomatic episode around US clean tech subsidies that began in …
EU trade ministers eye export control coordination
An overview of what trade ministers discussed at their informal gathering today in Stockholm.
Week in Brussels: Transatlantic including Canada, Taiwan
This is proving to be a very long Friday for EU trade as everyone awaits the results of an EU-US negotiation over the US Inflation Reduction Act and as EU trade ministers discuss the trade agenda in Stockholm today. We will revert to these two separately. Meanwhile here is what …
EU sharpens retaliatory toolbox against US, foreign green tech distortions
The European Commission is an expert in brokering political compromises over seemingly technocratic topics. And it delivered this week yet again. This time it is about the question of what to do about the Biden administration’s decision to pour billions into subsidising green technology investments to meet its net-zero climate …
EU trade minister Stockholm meeting: what to expect
EU trade ministers will gather outside Stockholm at the end of this week at a time when trade appears to be rising to the top of the political agenda once again in Europe.
Week in Brussels: EVs in US, Ukraine duty suspensions, IPI, Vietnam pharma
This week in EU trade: continued focus on the US subsidy scheme, Ukraine duty suspensions, the IPI rollout and Vietnamese pharmaceutical marketing authorisations. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.