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Implementing and enforcing EU trade agreements

The EU’s network of 42 preferential trade agreements with 74 partners worldwide 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 second comprehensive report on implementation and enforcement since the appointment of the Chief Trade Enforcement Officer provides a snapshot of what was done to implement and enforce our trade agreements, and the main results achieved, in 2021 and the first quarter of 2022.

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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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