Facts, figures, latest developments and archives
The openness of our trade regime has meant that the EU is the biggest player on the global trading scene and remains a good region to do business with.
EU trade deals give Europeans more and more opportunities as regards jobs, business growth and investment.
Trade outside the EU is an exclusive responsibility of the EU, rather than the national governments of member countries
Current state of play on agreements
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is made of governments and customs territories that set, apply and enforce the global rules for trade between themselves.
The variety and quantity of information available on this website show the European Commission’s commitment to being the world’s most transparent public institution in the field of trade policy.
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