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CBAM: European Parliament lead committee votes to expand product scope

The European Parliament’s environment committee today voted for the scope of the European Commission’s proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism to be enlarged and for the timeline for the phase-in of the scheme to be brought forward and shortened. MEPs in the lead committee in the dossier also voted to expand …

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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.

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Week in Brussels: Strategic Compass, Procurement, CBAM, deforestation

There is fairly little to report back on in matters trade policy in this week of massive high-level meetings in Brussels: a NATO summit, G7 meeting, Council and US president Joe Biden attending all these. There is simply no appetite in the EU –  mainly Germany – to further restrict …