EU and Timor-Leste sign deal on WTO accession
Timor-Leste took a major step closer to WTO accession today. The EU and Timor-Leste signed a deal concluding their bilateral market access negotiations on services and goods as part of Timor-Leste’s accession process to the World Trade Organization.
Award Notice: Ex-post Evaluation of the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement
TRADE/2022/OP/0007 Ex-post Evaluation of the EU-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement
Critical Raw Materials: ensuring secure and sustainable supply chains for EU's green and digital future
Today, the Commission proposes a comprehensive set of actions to ensure the EU's access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials.
EU and Thailand relaunch trade negotiations
Today, the EU and Thailand announced the relaunch of negotiations for an ambitious, modern and balanced free trade agreement (FTA), with sustainability at its core.
EU welcomes Japan joining dispute settlement arrangement
The European Commission welcomes Japan’s decision today to join the Multi-party Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement (MPIA), which is open to all World Trade Organization (WTO) members.
Meeting of the European Union-Mercosur chief negotiators
Joint communiqué of the European Union and Mercosur.
EU and US engage with diamond industry to find ways to disrupt Russian diamond revenues
The purpose of the meeting was to find the most effective and impactful ways to disrupt Russia’s revenue stream from the diamond trade.
EU and US stakeholders work on strengthening due diligence cooperation
Today, EU and US stakeholders met in a roundtable under the EU-US Trade and Technology Council to discuss due diligence for responsible business conduct in supply chains.
EU welcomes co-ordinated First Anniversary push on Russia Sanctions
The 10th package of sanction measures against Russia adopted by the European Union on 24 February 2023 is part of a concerted set of actions among partners to adopt new packages of internationally coordinated sanctions and trade measures.
2022 Exceptional Update of the EU Control List of Dual-Use Items
The Commission has adopted a Delegated Regulation updating the EU dual-use export control list in Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2021/821.