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Week in Brussels: EP Plenary special – CETA, India, Tajikistan, Chinese influence, ports, e-bikes

Whilst world leaders and business executives were busy networking in Davos, the European Parliament this week held a packed plenary session in Strasbourg. Parliamentarians adopted a number of reports on the EU’s trade relations with Canada, India, and Central Asia, with a focus on Tajikistan’s application to join the GSP+ …

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Week in Brussels: US steel, EU-ACP, FTAs, Bangladesh, critical minerals, methane, MRA tool

It has been a busy week in Brussels, and the pace is unlikely to slacken as we approach the end of the year. This week Chinese companies complained about the EU’s “de-risking” strategy, the European Parliament moved a step closer to ratifying the EU-Chile agreement, and Borderlex had some insights …

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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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European Parliament committee eases way for GSP ‘Plan B’ amidst deadlock over review

Members of the European Parliament’s international trade committee unanimously voted to rollover the current version of the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences for the next four years. It is not clear when the Council will agree to this proposal rollover of the current GSP, if at all. Capitals appear determined …

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Blog: Climate change, migration and trade policy – how to enable sustainable development

Borderlex hosted a panel discussion at the World Trade Organization’s Public Forum in Geneva on ‘How trade policy can make (climate) migration work’. Below you will find some key take-aways from this session, including quickly actionable policy recommendations. ***

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Week in Brussels: Forced labour in the parliament, GSP “rollover”, MEPs talk Taiwan, EU-Indonesia

This week was dominated by the summit in Brussels between the EU, Latin America, and the Caribbean countries. Read our takeaway from the high-level powwow here. On Thursday (20 July) EU trade commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis met with US trade representative Katherine Tai to try and find a breakthrough in talks …