Foreign subsidy – regulation and cases

Foreign subsidy - regulation and cases Latest news

Romania solar foreign subsidies case: Chinese intra-corporate subsidy channels in focus

In its first formal in-depth investigation into a non-European Union bidder on a public tender under a new foreign subsidies regulation, the European Commission has chosen to focus on what it conceives as a disproportionate amount of government funds received by the companies back home compared to the size of …

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Foreign subsidies regulation China solar and wind cases: The next steps 

The European Commission is suddenly rolling out on a grand scale a new regulation seeking to clamp down on distortions created in the European Union single market by foreign companies investing in Europe.   The Foreign Subsidies Regulation started operating in October 2023. Six months on, the action the regulation’s unofficial …

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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.

Australia & New Zealand Deforestation Energy Charter Treaty Foreign subsidy - regulation and cases Latest news United States

Week in Brussels: EU-US, foreign subsidies, New Zealand, deforestation, ECT benefit denial

The week leading up to the Easter weekend is usually a quiet one in Brussels. But there were plenty of developments to keep trade watchers occupied, notably a council agreement on Ukrainian grain imports, confirmation of the date for the entry into force of the EU-New Zealand trade agreement, and a …

Canada and CETA Central Asia Foreign subsidy - regulation and cases GSP, GSP Plus, EBA Investment screening Latest news Select anti-dumping cases

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: EU-US, Angola, Australia

This week has been dominated by talk of a draft agreement between the EU and United States which would levy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from non-market economies. We cover the reactions to this draft agreement below, as well as the various interpretations about what this would require …

Foreign subsidy - regulation and cases Latest news

EU foreign subsidies regulation : non financial contributions enter the fray

Comparing a range of international financial flows from governments to private firms with the European Union state aid environment in its single market is risky enough from the perspective of World Trade Organization legality. But the new EU foreign subsidies regulation is due to take another dive into the international …

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Week in Brussels: Foreign subsidies, Turkey steel, mirror clauses, Moldova fast-track

It’s been a big week in the European Union on trade. The highlight certainly was the FTA deal announced with New Zealand on Thursday, which breaks some new ground on sustainability issues – details here. Member states have made up their minds on the burning carbon border adjustment and deforestation …