Today, Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan announced his intention to further step up the European Commission’s transparency commitments by, among others, systematically reporting on the work of all committees established under EU trade agreements.
Today, in Geneva, WTO Members met for the first day of the 14th Trade Policy Review of the European Union, covering developments and achievements for the period 2017-2019.
The EU today stepped up its action against unlawful trade restrictions affecting EU exporters of frozen fries and information and communications technology (ICT) products by requesting World Trade Organization (WTO) panels with Colombia and India.
The European Commission has decided to withdraw part of the tariff preferences granted to Cambodia under the European Union’s Everything But Arms’ (EBA) trade scheme.
The European Commission welcomes today’s decision by the European Parliament to approve the EU-Vietnam trade and investment agreements.
Exports to the European Union from developing countries using special tariff preferences under the EU’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) reached a new high of €69 billion in 2018.
On 20 June 2019, in accordance with Article 306 of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine the European Union initiated arbitration procedure on restrictions applied by Ukraine on exports of certain wood products.
Today the application process for the Fair and Ethical Trade award for EU cities has officially been opened. The award is an initiative of the European Commission created to recognise and support local initiatives in European cities to encourage sustainable, fair and ethical trading practices.
1 February 2020 marks the first anniversary of the entry into force of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
Today, the EU and Ministers from 16 Members of the WTO have agreed to develop a multi-party interim appeal arrangement that will allow the participating WTO members to preserve a functioning and two-step dispute settlement system among them.