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.
The Commission today presented a proposal for adjustments to the existing safeguard measures for steel.
Leaders from the EU and Canada reaffirmed a shared commitment to the rules-based international order and to preserve and safeguard a functioning World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement system.
The European Commission welcomes today’s decision by the Council to adopt the negotiating directives for the ongoing process of modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).
The EU yesterday requested a panel to address its long-standing concerns on labour standards in Korea.
EU-Viet Nam free trade agreement - Joint press statement by Commissioner Malmström and Minister Tran Tuan Anh
Joint press statement by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on the occasion of the signing of the Free Trade Agreement and the Investment Protection Agreement between Viet Nam and the EU
The EU requested yesterday the establishment of an arbitration panel under the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement on Ukraine’s export ban on unprocessed wood.
Today, the EU requested formal consultations – a first step in a dispute settlement process – with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) over safeguard measures affecting imports of frozen chicken cuts from the EU.