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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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EU study raises procurement, TRQ concerns in EU-Andean agreement

EU companies face obstacles in accessing government procurement tenders in the three Andean counties in South America, despite a regional trade agreement between the EU and the three states which entered into force ten years ago, according to a new study contracted by the European Commission. The study also said …

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Week in Brussels: GSP scheme extension, Chile, ESA, Chinese beer kegs

This week it became clear that the European Commission is trying to wrap up a range of trade policy files before the EU institutions wind down for elections in the spring 2024. Another deadline is looming with the United States too over a deal on critical raw materials and on …