The EU and India agreed on a number of trade and investment policy cooperation topics for the next twelve months during their inaugural Trade and Technology Council meeting in Brussels on Tuesday. They are also aiming to conclude a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the semiconductors sector by September …
Week in Brussels: TSD cooperation, EU-US, India, due diligence
Here some notable developments in EU trade policy in this quiet Easter week.
EU India FTA update
The EU and India continue to make progress in their trade negotiations, but given the divergences on issues such as sustainability it remains highly uncertain whether the two sides can conclude the talks by their self-imposed deadline of end 2023.
Experts: TTC can help boost EU India FTA prospects
The EU-India Trade and Technology Council launched this week can be a platform to discuss some of the issues that cannot be easily resolved in current bilateral free trade agreement negotiations, according to experts. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
EU India kick-start own trade and technology council
Announced last April, the EU-India Trade and Technology Council will soon see the light.
Week in Brussels: Swedish EU presidency, India FTA, Singapore digital deal, Chile FTA text, Russia sanctions
Below, a few key developments in EU trade this week as we await the outcome of a jumbo-trilogue on the EU’s climate package that will decide on the final shape of the EU’s carbon border adjustment mechanism. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.
Blog: Roundup on EU FTAs and digital partnerships
Wonder where we are in a range of free trade agreement negotiations of the EU? Here’s a short update on selected trade agreements.
EU, India intensify FTA negotiation timetable after meeting first hurdles
The EU and India have agreed to hold intersessional sessions between formal negotiating rounds across a range of chapters in an attempt to conclude talks on a bilateral trade agreement before the end of 2023. While technical work has begun on a range of topic areas in Round 2 of …
Week in Brussels: FTAs, India, Moroccan aluminium wheels
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 …
Week in Brussels: Indo-Pacific, India, hunting trophies
A comparatively quiet week in EU trade policy, with a few important policy signals sent over from Strasbourg. By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.