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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 …

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Week Ahead: ECT withdrawal, EU Australia FTA, EU Indonesia, CPTPP ministerial and more

The EU is wrapping up a range of critical files before closing for the summer… and for EU-wide elections in 2024. On the menu this week: EU withdrawal from Energy Charter Treaty, New Zealand pact ratification, EU Australia FTA talks, EU retaliation against Indonesia, and FTA talks with the very …

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Week in Brussels: GSP drama, Canada, EU-New Zealand deal, Sri Lanka, anti-coercion, Moldova, Switzerland

This week marked the final days of the Swedish presidency of the council before it hands over to Spain on 1 July. On Tuesday the European Commission and Sweden announced – to much fanfare – the council’s agreement to move forward with the signature of the EU-New Zealand trade agreement, …