The EU and Korea completed today the procedure for selecting the members of the panel that will examine the ongoing dispute on workers’ rights in the Republic of Korea. The panel will be officially established as of 30 December 2019 and is expected to deliver its report by the end of March 2020.
This week the EU and China held the 25th round of negotiations for the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment. This round saw the second exchange of market access offers on both sides.
Today, the European Commission unveiled a proposal that will allow the European Union to protect its trade interests despite the paralysis of the multilateral dispute settlement system in the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Today, the European Commission sanctioned Chinese exporters of table- and kitchenware involved in circumventing EU anti-dumping measures by doubling the duty rate applicable to them.
Statement by Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan on the suspension of the functioning of the WTO’s Appellate Body
Today, Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan published the following statement on the suspension of the functioning of the WTO’s Appellate Body
Commissioner Hogan is today in Dublin for a number of stakeholders events. At a business event, he delivered the following speech.
The second meeting of the EPA Committee under the Interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Ghana and the EU was held in Brussels on 29th November 2019.
On Saturday 26 October, the Ministerial meeting of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity took place in Tokyo, Japan. The European Commission welcomes the overwhelming support by members to continue working to address the persistent global excess capacity plaguing the global steel sector.
The European Commission today presented to the Council four proposals for specific rules putting in place the Investment Court System (ICS) provisions in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Today (27 September 2019), the European Commission published its decision to adopt the adjustments to the steel safeguard measures. These will take effect as of 1 October 2019.