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European Parliament: Contours of next trade committee take shape 

Bernd Lange looks set to retain his chairmanship of the European Parliament’s international trade committee.  Lange was appointed as the Socialists and Democrats’ nominee for the position earlier this week. Lange has chaired the committee since 2014.  As part of the agreement reached between the main political groups last week, …

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Week in Brussels: China, TTC transparency, export controls, trade defence 

This week the political groups in the European Parliament decided which of them would chair the parliament’s influential committees.   Our piece from Tuesday covered the main – albeit provisional – decisions, with each committee set to elect its chair and vice-chairs on 23 July.  China formally launched its “barrier probe” into …