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.
Meeting of the European Union-Mercosur chief negotiators
Joint communiqué of the European Union and Mercosur.
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.
Vietnam eases access to EU pharmaceuticals
On 8 February, Vietnam extended the validity of existing marketing authorisations of pharmaceutical products until 2024. For the next two years, EU exporters of pharmaceuticals will thus avoid having to go through complex procedures for the renewal of their marketing authorisation.
Costa Rica removes discriminatory tax on beer imported from the EU
Costa Rica has today removed a 10% tax on imported beers which had been discriminating against EU beers. This tax had put EU beers at a disadvantage by making them more expensive than local beers.
Award notice: Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India
TRADE/2022/OP/0008 Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India
Commission reports on tenth negotiation round with five Eastern and Southern African countries to deepen existing Economic Partnership Agreement
The European Commission has published the report summarising progress made during the latest negotiation round to deepen the existing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with five Eastern and Southern African partners.
EU and Chile strengthen a comprehensive political and trade partnership
Today, the European Union and Chile have concluded negotiations on the EU-Chile Advanced Framework Agreement.
EU-US Trade and Technology Council addresses common challenges and responds to global crises
Today, the EU and the US held the third Ministerial Meeting of the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in College Park, Maryland.
Joint Statement: CETA at five years – the cornerstone of Canada/EU economic relations
This Joint Statement was issued following the third Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Joint Committee.