Industrial policy and raw materials

Agriculture Industrial policy and raw materials Latest news Ukraine

Week in Brussels: Ukraine and Moldova, Rwanda, agri-food

Whilst the world braces for what promises to be a difficult WTO ministerial conference in Abu Dhabi next week, Brussels is taking steps to finalise key legislation before the break for the EU elections in June. On Wednesday (21 February) the Council adopted its position on the EU’s planned extension …

EU FTAs & bilateral ties GSP, GSP Plus, EBA Indo-Pacific Industrial policy and raw materials Latest news Steel United States

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 …

Industrial policy and raw materials Latest news Steel United States

EU mulls postponing tariffs on US, as steel talks set to continue

By Rob Francis and Iana Dreyer. The European Commission is preparing to table a formal negotiating mandate for member states to endorse towards a Global Arrangement for Sustainable Steel and Aluminium with the United States now that the contours of a deal start emerging, despite the two sides’ failure to …

Asia Industrial policy and raw materials Latest news SSAfrica

Week in Brussels: Raw materials MoUs, Central Asia, Renewables

It’s been an intense week of EU trade policy in Brussels, with a packed meeting of the European Parliament’s international trade committee at the start of the week, a G7 trade ministerial meeting this weekend, and a new twist in the EU’s electric vehicle anti-subsidy probe right in the middle. …

Chips Act Digital Industrial policy & trade Industrial policy and raw materials Latest news United States

Comment: TTC 4  addresses some recent transatlantic crises over tech, green subsidies

The fourth meeting of the EU-US mega-talk shop called the Trade and Technology Council in Sweden has, in the eyes of most observers, been the most productive of them all so far. Although it hasn’t delivered on some big-ticket items, a slew of small deals and initiatives start revealing its …