The European Commission has today proposed a new tool to counter the use of economic coercion by third countries. This legal instrument is in response to the EU and its Member States becoming the target of deliberate economic pressure in recent years.
The European Commission is today presenting key findings related to defending EU interests when it comes to export controls and foreign investments in the EU.
Effective implementation and enforcement of EU trade agreements and international trade rules have added €5.4 billion to EU exports in 2020.
Today, the European Commission launched a 12-week public consultation to seek input from businesses, organisations and individuals in shaping a new legal instrument to deter and counteract coercive practices by non-EU countries.
Robust new trade enforcement rules have entered into force that will further strengthen the EU’s toolbox in defending its interests.
The European Commission has today launched a new complaints system for reporting market access barriers and breaches of Trade and Sustainable Development commitments in the EU’s trade agreements and under the Generalised Scheme of Preferences.
Today, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council reached a political agreement on reinforcing the EU’s Enforcement Regulation.
The European Commission has appointed today Mr Denis Redonnet to the function of Deputy Director-General in the Directorate-General for Trade (DG TRADE) which encompasses the new role of Chief Trade Enforcement Officer (CTEO).
Introductory remarks by EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan on the European Commission’s ideas for an international initiative to facilitate trade in healthcare products, made at the Ottawa Group meeting of 13 like-minded WTO partners on 15 June.
The ongoing global coronavirus crisis has highlighted the need for a collective response from the international community to reinforce preparedness for this and future crises.