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Week in Brussels: Mexico, Vietnam, trade defence, textiles 

The European Union’s trade policy continues to churn while the blocs elections are underway. Final results on Sunday 9 June.  This week we heard views on the future of the EU-Mexico upgraded association agreement following the country’s recent election. The EU domestic advisory group on Vietnam warned about a new …

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Week in Brussels: Türkiye, EEA, economic security, French-and-CETA 

This week European Union trade ministers met to formally discuss competitiveness, trade with Africa and the World Trade Organization. But major issues such as trade disputes with China, the EU-Israel association agreement and economic security cropped up despite not being on the agenda.  By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer.

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Lange: We have a more integrated perspective on trade policy 

Bernd Lange served as chair of the European Parliament’s international trade committee for two terms. In an in-depth conversation with Iana Dreyer, he discussed what changes to EU trade policy occurred under his tenure in this pivotal position, where he sees future relationships with the United States and China – …

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Week in Brussels: TTC, foreign subsidies, Uzbek critical minerals deal

Trade policy in the European Union was dominated by the 6th – and possibly final – ministerial meeting of the EU-US Trade and Technology Council. Our roundup of the key outcomes is below. Brussels also launched two new investigations into Chinese solar power firms under the bloc’s foreign subsidies regulation.

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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 …