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Week in Brussels: New Zealand, Central America, agriculture ministers, deforestation, Japan

On Wednesday two new EU trade agreements entered into force. But some industry voices remain dissatisfied with the bloc’s trade agenda and are calling for the swift conclusion of ongoing trade negotiations. Also this week, some EU member states said they wanted to delay the introduction of the EU’s deforestation …

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Week in Brussels: EU-US, foreign subsidies, New Zealand, deforestation, ECT benefit denial

The week leading up to the Easter weekend is usually a quiet one in Brussels. But there were plenty of developments to keep trade watchers occupied, notably a council agreement on Ukrainian grain imports, confirmation of the date for the entry into force of the EU-New Zealand trade agreement, and a …

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INTA roundup: EU New Zealand FTA, Mercosur, FDI screening

The international trade committee held a particularly intense session on Monday and Tuesday (23 & 24 October). MEPs adopted a short resolution on Taiwan and are preparing a report on the EU Southern African Development Community Economic Parternship Agreement – more later. Below, a sample of other notable developments or …

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Week in Brussels: EU-US, Angola, Australia

This week has been dominated by talk of a draft agreement between the EU and United States which would levy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from non-market economies. We cover the reactions to this draft agreement below, as well as the various interpretations about what this would require …

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Week in Brussels: New USTR man in town, Australia, Vietnam DAG, Japan GIs

This week in Brussels began with the EU-China High Level Economic and Trade Dialogue in Beijing and ended with a meeting yesterday afternoon (28 September) of the Joint Coordination Platform which discussed how Ukraine was going to control exports of grain into the EU – with no visible outcome at …

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Week in Brussels: Australia, Ukraine, next EU commission, circumventions

This week officially marked the “rentrée”, when (most) EU officials are back at the desks and the EU institutions become fully operational. And it will be a busy autumn – check out our preview of the EU legislative and trade negotiation agenda for the next few months. This week some …