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Week in Brussels: Germany set for CETA, CBAM controversy, Pakistan, Kazakhstan

It’s been another big week in EU trade. The European Parliament has now a position on carbon border adjustment, and climate and labour conditionality in free trade agreements is about to get much much tougher. But there are even more big news – as seen below. By Rob Francis and …

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CBAM vote postponed over Fit-for-55 package difficulties in plenary

The European Parliament’s rapporteur on the EU’s proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism Mohammed Chahim today announced that he would be postponing the vote on his report, which was due to be held in the institution’s plenary this afternoon. The move came shortly after MEPs in Strasbourg had dramatically rejected their …

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Week in Brussels: South Africa hit by steel safeguard, CBAM and ETS, deforestation products

The latest in EU trade policy news: new restrictions on steel from South Africa and MEP calls to restrict more product trade linked to deforestation and give industries a free pass – at least for a time – as CBAM gets rolled out. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.