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THINK TANK: Malmström on EU elections, China, industrial policy, ASEAN, critical minerals

This week’s international think tanks’ focus: the trade implications from the European Union’s elections, reducing EU reliance on Chinese supply chains, the realities of  United States’s industrial policy, ASEAN’s digital trade agenda – and streamlining EU action on critical raw materials. 

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Letta calls for economic security focus, easier trade pact ratifications

The EU should simplify the ratification process of its trade agreements and avoid so-called “mixed” agreements. This is only one of the specific trade policy recommendations included in a wider on the future of the single market by former Italian prime minister Enrico Letta commissioned by the Belgian presidency of …

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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: 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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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 …