The Commission today initiated a review of the steel safeguard measure to determine whether it should be terminated one year earlier than its current end date of 30 June 2024. The Commission had committed to undertaking this review when it extended its original safeguard measure in June 2021.
Today, the European Commission has imposed definitive anti-dumping duties on imports of electrolytic chromium coated steel (ECCS) originating in China and Brazil.
Today, the European Commission published its Annual Report on the EU's trade defence activities of 2021. The Report concludes that 462,000 EU jobs were directly protected by the EU's trade measures in 2021 in key EU manufacturing sectors such as aluminium, steel, ceramics and green technology.
An arbitration panel ruled in favour of the EU in a bilateral dispute with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) under the EU–Southern African Development Community Economic Partnership Agreement (EU-SADC EPA ) over a safeguard measure imposed by SACU on EU imports of frozen chicken cuts.
Today (7 April 2022), the European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on imports of graphite electrodes from China.
As of today, 31 March 2022, EU exporters of ceramic tiles will no longer need to undergo redundant testing or product audits when they export to Saudi Arabia, meaning exporting will become cheaper, faster and more predictable.
EU counters steel subsidies resulting from export restrictions on raw materials and transnational subsidies from China
Today, the EU imposed anti-subsidy duties on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products originating in Indonesia and also India.
The EU has today adjusted the import quotas included in the EU’s steel safeguard.
Today, the European Commission extended for five years the anti-dumping duties in force on imports of aluminium household foil from China.
Today, the Commission extended the anti-dumping and countervailing duties currently imposed on imports of glass fibre fabrics (‘GFF’) originating in China to imports of GFF consigned from Morocco.