Commission releases its Report on Intellectual Property Rights in Third Countries
The European Commission published today its biennial Report on the Protection and Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in third countries. The Third Country Report identifies so-called ‘priority countries’ where the state of IPR protection and enforcement is a source of major concern.
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
EU scales up measures on dumped polyester yarn from China
Today, the European Commission adopted two Regulations which together renew, adjust and extend the scope of the existing measures on imports of high tenacity yarn of polyester (HTYP) from China.
Call for Tender - Framework Contract for the Recognition of Equivalence of Supply Chain Due Diligence Schemes under the Regulation (EU)2017/821 (Conflict Minerals)
TRADE/2023/OP/0011 Framework Contract for the Recognition of Equivalence of Supply Chain Due Diligence Schemes under the Regulation (EU)2017/821 (Conflict Minerals)
Commission proposes to extend suspension of tariffs and quotas on imports from Moldova
The Commission has proposed today to renew and expand the suspension of import duties and quotas on Moldovan exports to the European Union – known as Autonomous Trade Measures (ATMs) – for another year.
Commission adopts exceptional and temporary preventive measures on limited imports from Ukraine
The European Commission has today adopted exceptional and temporary preventive measures on imports of a limited number of products from Ukraine under the exceptional safeguard of the Autonomous Trade Measures Regulation.
EU and Taiwan hold second Trade and Investment Dialogue
The EU-Taiwan Trade and Investment Dialogue (TID) was held on 28 April and focused on both horizontal strategic trade issues and bilateral concerns.
EU takes action on non-compliance by the US in WTO ripe olives dispute
Today, the EU has launched compliance proceedings against the United States in view of its failure to comply with the WTO ruling concerning the countervailing duties on imports of raw olives from Spain.
Read-out of the bilateral meeting between Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and Minister Wang Wentao
Today, Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade, Valdis Dombrovskis met with Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao.
Commission reports on eleventh negotiation round with five Eastern and Southern African countries to deepen existing Economic Partnership Agreement
The European Commission 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.