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Week in Brussels: IPI, China, French Senators on CETA, DG Trade musical chairs

This has been an intense week in European Union trade policy, with the continuous transatlantic file rolling on, a lot of action in Geneva, the EU and the ACP group finally concluding their post-Cotonou agreement and the European Parliament active on a variety of trade files. MEPs voted to resume …

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Opinion: Post-Cotonou agreement trade provisions are shockingly asymmetrical

The European Union and the group of African, Caribbean and Pacific countries concluded negotiations to update the framework agreement that shapes their political and economic relationships on Thursday (15 April 2021). This post-Cotonou agreement is all about political cooperation on anything ranging from human rights to migration to ‘peace and …