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 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 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.
Commission proposes to renew trade benefits for Ukraine for a year
The Commission has proposed today to renew the suspension of import duties, quotas and trade defence measures on Ukrainian exports to the European Union – known as the Autonomous Trade Measures (ATMs) – for another year.
EU calls for WTO to address current policy challenges through focused deliberation
The EU believes that more substantive deliberation of today’s trade issues at the World Trade Organization (WTO) can help avoid trade tensions by promoting converging approaches to today’s policy challenges.
A further step towards a long-term ‘Roam like at home' agreement with Ukraine
Ukraine is one step closer to the EU's free roaming area today, as the Commission adopted a proposal to incorporate roaming into the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.
EU-India: new Trade and Technology Council to lead on digital transformation, green technologies and trade
Today, the EU and India have strengthened their relationship as strategic partners by setting up a new Trade and Technology Council (TTC).
EU welcomes Japan’s decision to strengthen sanctions against Russia
The EU welcomes Japan’s decision taken today to further align its export controls with those taken by the EU, its allies and partners.
EU pledges €1 million for landmark WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies
The EU has pledged €1 million for the Fisheries Funding Mechanism which forms part of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies reached last year.
EU and partner countries launch the ‘Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate'
Today, the European Commission, EU Member States, and 26 partners countries will launch the 'Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate', the first Ministerial-level global forum dedicated to trade and climate & sustainable development issues.