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Week in Brussels: Moldova import duties suspension, chips act, Kyrgyzstan GSP status, Japan food imports, foreign subsidies

This was the penultimate week before the EU institutions break up for their summer vacation. It featured a packed and at times lively European Parliament session in Strasbourg and an EU-Japan summit in Brussels. On Tuesday the Australian government decided to hit the pause button on trade talks with the …

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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 …

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Week in Brussels: Forced labour ban, Mexico Global Agreement, trilogues

It was a big week in EU trade, with the adoption of the EU’s anti-coercion instrument and a speech by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen that is ruffling Chinese and some EU member state feathers. Oh and a deal with Kenya is on track. More below on some …

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Interview: EU Chips Act is yesterday’s answer to tomorrow’s problems

The Russian war in Ukraine, the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, and current geopolitical tensions are shining a light on countries’ economic and strategic dependencies, and no more so than on the supply of semiconductors. In response, the European Commission last year put forward its “Chips Act”, which promises €42 …