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Perspectives: The steep learning curve of forging new trade policy compromises

Two ongoing EU trade policy sagas – over the Association Agreement with Mercosur and the United States over steel and aluminium – show how the nature of the required decisions is becoming more complex as climate regulation and economic security are thrown into the mix.  New ways for forging political …

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Week in Brussels: No EU-US deals, forced labour, Slovakia infringement, new EPP trade man

Most of the talk in Brussels this week has focused on today’s EU-US summit in Washington. An important milestone was reached in the EU’s road to introducing a ban on products made with forced labour. We also learned that foreign direct investment screening is gaining more momentum in the EU. …