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CSD on the January 2024 economic security package: trade and investment tools

The European Commission will present the trade and investment proposals of the Economic Security package adopted by the Commission on 24 January 2024 and will invite stakeholders to give their views.

  • Date: 12/03/2024  11:15-12:45
  • Location: WEBEX

Meeting details

Registration closes on: Friday 8 March at 12:00

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On 24 January 2024, the Commission proposed a trade and research package to strengthen the EU’s economic security at a time of growing geopolitical tensions and profound technological shifts. The package seeks to enhance the EU’s economic security while upholding the openness of trade, investment, and research for the EU’s economy, in line with the June 2023 European Economic Security Strategy.

The trade and investment proposals are part of broader three-pillar approach to address risks to the EU economic security by promoting the EU's competitiveness, protecting EU’s interest in a targeted and proportionate manner and partnering with the broadest possible range of partners.

Speakers

Lead speaker

  • Peter Sandler, Director, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

Moderator

  • Deputy Head of Unit - Transparency, Civil society and Communication Unit, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

Agenda

  1. Presentation of the context of the January 24th package and its trade and investment components
    • Revision of the Regulation on foreign direct investment screening
    • White Paper on Export Controls
    • White Paper on Outbound investment
  2. Open discussion with stakeholders

The meeting will take place via WEBEX. Webex access code and password will be sent to registered participants. We would be grateful if participants could launch their WEBEX connection at least 30 minutes in advance of the meeting so that any technical problems can be arranged in time before the meeting.

Further resources

  • EU economic security | trade policy
  • Tuesday 12 March 2024, 11:15 - 12:45 (CET)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available
Trade topics
  • Enforcement and protection
  • Importing into the EU
  • Trade policy
Event type

Practical information

When
Tuesday 12 March 2024, 11:15 - 12:45 (CET)
Where
Online only
Who should attend
Interested stakeholders
Languages
English
Organisers
Directorate-General for Trade
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