The Ottawa Group, a group of 13 like-minded WTO partners including the EU, agreed today on an initiative, calling on the WTO members to increase their cooperation and work toward enhanced global rules to facilitate trade in essential medical goods.
The European Union and Mongolia took stock of their good trade relations, and looked at opportunities to further strengthen their bilateral trade and investment cooperation agenda.
EU and 10 other members suspend participation in negotiations in the International Working Group on Export Credits
The European Union together with Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States suspended their participation in technical negotiations in the International Working Group on Export Credits.
Commission launches new complaints system to fight trade barriers and violations of sustainable trade commitments
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.
The 4th Annual Report on the Implementation of the European Union’s Trade Agreements in 2019 published today shows the benefits of our expanding global trade network.
Union for the Mediterranean Ministers highlight the importance of regional trade in economic recovery
The 42 member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) convened today by videoconference for the 11th Trade Ministerial Conference to launch three new trade and investment initiatives.
The European Commission’s regulation increasing tariffs on U.S. exports into the EU worth $4 billion will be published in the Official Journal of the EU.
The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached today by the European Parliament and the Council on its proposal for a modernisation of EU export controls on sensitive dual-use goods and technologies.
The European Commission and the Member States participated in the third negotiation round on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) that took place from 3 until 6 November by videoconference.
Commission introduces surveillance of imports of bioethanol, and remains open to examining requests from other sectors
As from today, the Commission is introducing surveillance of imports into the EU of renewable fuel ethanol (‘bioethanol’).