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IISD: Canada, EU should seek negotiated agreement on border carbon adjustment

Canada is preparing to introduce a carbon border adjustment measure whose contours are not yet known. Canada and the European Union vowed at a bilateral summit mid-June to “exchange on respective approaches to carbon pricing and WTO-compatible border carbon adjustments”. A think tank is now making concrete proposals on how …

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Commission: CBAM “fully in line with international trade rules”

The European Commission says its proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism complies with the World Trade Organization rule-book. The proposed regulation obliges EU importers of cement, electricity, fertilisers, iron & steel, and aluminium from third countries to purchase annual emission allowances. Their cost will depend on the degree of emissions embedded …

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James Bacchus: The WTO simply must prove that it can do something, not just talk

James Bacchus spoke with Rob Francis about the European Union’s carbon border adjustment mechanism, trade in medicines and medical products, how the Biden Administration is progressing on trade policy – and the World Trade Organization in all this. 

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AEGIS Europe-commissioned legal study: ETS free allowances compatible with CBAM

Legal analysis commissioned by Aegis Europe, an industry alliance incorporating more than 20 European manufacturing associations , argues that continuing free CO2-emitting allowances within the EU’s emissions trading scheme and a carbon border adjustment mechanism are compatible with World Trade Organization rules. The studies carried out by to law firms …

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Week in Brussels: EU COVID-19 vax exports, Altmeier for Big Steel, free ETS allowance vs CBAM battle

July 2021 is the month everyone has been waiting for: the EU will officially unveil its carbon border adjustment mechanism. Draft plans were leaked already – now the Big Brussels Lobbying can begin. Also, to round of this intense week in trade policy, some fresh data on EU COVID-19 vaccine …