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EU to extend Ukraine, Moldova trade liberalisations, with new strings attached

The European Commission proposed to extend by one year the EU’s current unilateral full liberalisation of goods trade with Ukraine and Moldova until summer 2025. But the EU executive has also bowed to concerns expressed by some EU member states and introduced two new safeguards designed to mitigate the impact …

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EU study raises procurement, TRQ concerns in EU-Andean agreement

EU companies face obstacles in accessing government procurement tenders in the three Andean counties in South America, despite a regional trade agreement between the EU and the three states which entered into force ten years ago, according to a new study contracted by the European Commission. The study also said …