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 …
A week in Brussels
The fact that the international trade policy community’s attention was all on MC12 in Geneva throughout the week does not mean there weren’t other meaningful news on trade and investment policy in Brussels. More below from Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
It’s been a dramatic week in the EU as the European Parliament failed to agree on wide-ranging plans to move the EU to net-zero carbon emissions. Votes on the MEPs’ positions on the proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism and a related reform of the EU’s emissions trading scheme were postponed. …
It’s been a comparatively quiet week on the trade policy front in Europe – given the Ascension extended holiday. But there were some notable developments. By Iana Dreyer and Rob Francis.
One can’t say the European Parliament is not working diligently. It shows in this week’s range of trade-related activities. It approved lifting import duties on Ukraine and expedited its work on the GSP regulation overhaul. Below is a selection of what else happened on trade in parliament this week. By …
It’s been a week where, apart from the announcement of a first-ever (but a bit non-committal) digital partnership with Japan, little has happened concretely, but where signals were given that much more could happen in future….. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
A new week has passed in EU trade policy. Here some highlights. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
A few notable developments in EU trade policy this week. By Rob Francis an Iana Dreyer.
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.
It’s been relatively quiet on the trade policy front as many community members in Europe took a few days off ahead of the coming Easter week-end. A few notable developments. Brought to you by Robert Francis and Iana Dreyer.