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Week in Brussels: MEPs, Indonesia, services, Algeria, Korea

This week has been dominated by the fallout from last weekend’s EU elections. Read our analysis here. On Wednesday the commission also announced new provisional tariffs on China-made electric vehicles. In our roundup this week: the key MEPs on trade who will be returning to the parliament – and those …

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Malaysia palm oil WTO panel divided over EU protectionist intent

The World Trade Organization released the panel report in one of the two cases brought by two world leading producers of palm oil against a European Union directive that excludes the oil produced in their countries from its future biofuels mix. The lengthy 348-page report does not settle for good …

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Week in Brussels: US tariffs, Kenya, Chile, Indonesia

During yesterday’s summit in Brussels EU leaders agreed to launch EU accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova. Earlier this week the EU institutions also reached a deal on new legislation obliging companies to undertake due diligence measures across their supply chains. For the rest of this week’s EU trade news, …

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MEPs criticise move to target Indonesia in first Enforcement Regulation case

Parliamentarians in the European Parliament’s international trade committee expressed their concern yesterday (19 September) at the European Commission for using the EU’s new Enforcement Regulation against Indonesia in the context of Jakarta’s ban on nickel exports.

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EU, Indonesia reignite biodiesel trade squabbles

Welcome back to Borderlex after its small team took a much needed summer break ahead of a packed autumn of trade news to expect in Brussels, London and at the World Trade Organization in Geneva. The most notable news thus far in this scorching-hot European summer is the reignition of …

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Week in Brussels: Forced labour in the parliament, GSP “rollover”, MEPs talk Taiwan, EU-Indonesia

This week was dominated by the summit in Brussels between the EU, Latin America, and the Caribbean countries. Read our takeaway from the high-level powwow here. On Thursday (20 July) EU trade commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis met with US trade representative Katherine Tai to try and find a breakthrough in talks …