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Implementing and enforcing EU trade agreements

The EU’s network of 46 trade agreements with 78 partners provides opportunities for EU companies in foreign markets, while also promoting EU values and international commitments on trade and sustainable development.

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Enforcement and protection

The Commission’s first comprehensive report on implementation and enforcement since the appointment of the Chief Trade Enforcement Officer in July 2020 provides a snapshot of what was done to implement and enforce our main trade agreements in 2020 and some of our achievements in the first half of 2021.

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EU strengthens protection against economic coercion

The European Commission has today proposed a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries. This legal instrument is in response to the EU and its Member States becoming the target of deliberate economic pressure in recent years.

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