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Week in Brussels: Belgian presidency, Switzerland, Russian sanctions, South Korea

During the final week of the Brussels working year the EU agreed to extend the current tariff truce with the United States – the US still has to confirm the extension on their side. We also had a rather big announcement that EU-Switzerland negotiations will soon pick up again, while …

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Week in Brussels: South Korea, Vietnam, consumers on data flows

Due to the All Saints holiday, activity has been fairly subdued on the trade beat in Brussels. Such holiday weeks are generally a good opportunity for leaders to travel. European Commission executive vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis has been touring Asia, whereas the international trade committee of the European Parliament was in …

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Week in Brussels: Mercosur, Ukrainian grain, raw materials, SMEI, South Korea

The highlight of this week in Brussels – indeed, one of the highlights of the political calendar – was the annual State of the Union speech given by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (13 September). Borderlex covered von der Leyen’s core announcement, that of an anti-subsidy …