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EU to extend Ukraine, Moldova trade liberalisations, with new strings attached

The European Commission proposed to extend by one year the EU’s current unilateral full liberalisation of goods trade with Ukraine and Moldova until summer 2025. But the EU executive has also bowed to concerns expressed by some EU member states and introduced two new safeguards designed to mitigate the impact …

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Week in Brussels: China on EV probe, GSP, anti-coercion, Ukrainian grain

The EU’s anti-subsidy probe into electric vehicles from China continues to dominate discussions in Brussels. This week the EU published its official notice of the investigation, after which Beijing expressed its dissatisfaction. For more on that – and the rest of this week’s EU trade news policy from Brussels, Strasbourg, …

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Week in Brussels: Mercosur, Ukrainian grain, raw materials, SMEI, South Korea

The highlight of this week in Brussels – indeed, one of the highlights of the political calendar – was the annual State of the Union speech given by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (13 September). Borderlex covered von der Leyen’s core announcement, that of an anti-subsidy …