An overview of selected developments in Brussels over trade and investment this week. By Iana Dreyer and Rob Francis.
A week in Brussels
A big week in EU trade. Very Asia-focused, but not only. CETA and the Energy Charter Treaty were also in focus. By Rob Francis, Chris Horseman and Iana Dreyer.
Trade policy activity is picking up in Brussels. A curation of developments brought to you by Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
This rentrée week’s developments in EU trade policy herald an intense autumn.
It’s still very quiet in Brussels but trade policy has started stirring ahead of a packed rentrée next week.
AUGUST RECESS AT BORDERLEX: As of Monday 1 August, the small team at Borderlex will be on a break from trade news reporting as the policy machineries in Brussels, London and Geneva themselves grind to a halt for the summer. We will be back during the week of 22 August. …
It’s a week where China and the United States came back into focus in EU trade policy after weeks of almost exclusively dealing with Ukraine war-related trade files and the World Trade Organization.
Tuesday’s vote in the Netherlands to ratify CETA, the trade agreement with Canada which is provisionally in force since 2017, is a clear sign that the EU’s FTA agenda is now back in full swing. But the old-fashioned geo-strategic EU-US agenda remains firmly on the agenda – as DG for …
A comparatively quiet week in EU trade policy, with a few important policy signals sent over from Strasbourg. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
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 …