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ANALYSIS – EU New Zealand: goods, services, procurement, investment, digital

This article looks into the market access and business rule dimension of the EU New Zealand free trade agreement – except subsidies, SOEs, competition and intellectual property, which will receive separate attention. The analysis is provided by Chris Horseman and Iana Dreyer based on the draft treaty text recently published …

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Week in Brussels: Foreign subsidies, Turkey steel, mirror clauses, Moldova fast-track

It’s been a big week in the European Union on trade. The highlight certainly was the FTA deal announced with New Zealand on Thursday, which breaks some new ground on sustainability issues – details here. Member states have made up their minds on the burning carbon border adjustment and deforestation …

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Deforestation regulation: member states weigh product scope expansion

A majority of EU agricultural ministers today expressed support for the current scope of the European Commission’s proposal to restrict the import of products associated with deforestation and forest degradation. The new government coalition in Germany however is calling for wetlands and savannah ecosystems to be included, and several member …