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
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-Japan trade surges 13% after catching up to pre-pandemic levels
Today, Executive Vice-President and Commissioner for Trade Valdis Dombrovskis and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi co-chaired the fourth meeting of the Joint Committee under the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
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