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Transparency in EU trade negotiations

The variety and quantity of information available on this website shows the European Commission’s commitment to being the world’s most transparent public institution in the field of trade policy.

Trade topics
  • Negotiations and agreements
  • Trade policy

On this page you will find links to the EU’s negotiating text proposals and the latest reports published since October 2015 related to the negotiation and implementation of the EU’s trade agreements. You will also find links to impact assessments and sustainability impact assessments of the agreements.

The page links to details of meetings attended by Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, as well as those attended by members of his cabinet, and meetings attended by DG Trade Director-General Sabine Weyand.

It also provides details of DG Trade’s outreach to civil society organisations.   


Ongoing negotiations and agreements being negotiated or ratified

EU negotiating text proposals, the latest round reports, and other information related to the EU’s ongoing trade negotiations and trade agreements being adopted or ratified.




E-commerce negotiations in the WTO

Eastern and Southern Africa

Energy Charter Treaty modernisation





Multilateral Investment Court 


New Zealand



United States

WTO Committee on Agriculture


Implementation – Committees and Dialogues

The EU and its trading partners meet regularly to discuss issues and best practices when applying the agreement. The committees meet regularly; the meeting documents can be found here:

Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, BelarusCanada, Central America, Colombia - Ecuador - Peru, Economic Partnership Agreements, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Palestine, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

Domestic advisory groups and civil society fora


Impact Assessments and Sustainability Impact Assessments

Impact Assessments and Sustainability Impact Assessments are carried out in support of negotiations.


Meetings with organisations and self-employed individuals held by:


Public consultations on EU trade policy

To ensure that trade-related EU policies and laws are prepared, implemented and reviewed in an open and transparent manner, stakeholders may express their views in open public consultations.


Civil society dialogue

The European Commission aims to have a transparent and accountable trade policy based on consultations with all parts of European civil society.