Negotiations on an Agreement on Investment Facilitation for Development (IFD) were concluded at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva today.
Second EU-US Ministerial Trade and Labour Dialogue meeting discusses forced labour and the green transition
On 31 May 2023, the EU and the US held their second tripartite Trade and Labour Dialogue (TALD) with EU and US social partner stakeholders. The discussion focused on how to eradicate forced labour from EU and US supply chains and how to make green transition a success for workers and businesses.
Call for tender - Ex-post evaluation of the impact of EU FTAs on key environmental aspects, including climate
TRADE/2023/OP/0010 Ex-post Evaluation of the Impact of EU FTAs on Key Environmental Aspects, including Climate
On 31 March, OECD countries reached an agreement in principle on an EU initiative to modernise export credit rules to better support the green transition.
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.
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.
Trilateral Joint Statement from the Trade and Labour Ministers of the US, Japan and the EU on the International Labour Organization’s Global Forced Labour Estimates
The parties released the following joint statement today.
The Commission has today proposed to prohibit products made with forced labour on the EU market. The proposal covers all products, namely those made in the EU for domestic consumption and exports, and imported goods, without targeting specific companies or industries.
Prior information notice - Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India - TRADE/2022/OP/0008-PIN
Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in Support of Negotiations with India - TRADE/2022/OP/0008-PIN
The EU, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and the cocoa sector have today agreed to step up work on making cocoa more sustainable.