IP/16/3947  28-11-2016 - Major Win for the EU in the WTO Dispute on Boeing 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 November 2016 The United States' massive support for production of the Boeing 777X is in breach of international trade rules, according to today's WTO panel report. The WTO confirmed that the US 2013 decision to extend tax breaks for Boeing until the year...
IP/16/3931  22-11-2016 - EU Reaches Landmark Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 22 November 2016 Agreement is set to ensure sustainable sourcing for 95 percent of all EU imports of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold. The EU Institutions today reached an agreement on the final shape of an EU Regulation on conflict minerals, which aims to...
IP/16/3615  11-11-2016 - Ecuador joins EU-Colombia/Peru trade agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 November 2016 Commissioner Malmström signs the Protocol for Ecuador's accession to the agreement at a signature ceremony in Brussels at 13:00 today. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is today signing the Protocol of Accession of Ecuador to the EU's Trade Agreement with Colombia and...
IP/16/3604  09-11-2016 - Commission proposes changes to the EU's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 9 November 2016 A new method of assessing market distortions in third countries to ensure fair trade in imports into the EU. The European Commission today presented a proposal for a new method for calculating dumping on imports from countries where there are significant...
MEMO/16/3605  09-11-2016 - Commission proposes changes to the EU's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation 
European Commission - European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 9 November 2016 Today, the Commission adopted a proposal to change the EU's anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation. The changes proposed are designed to update the trade defence instruments to deal with the current realities, such as significant market distortions which exist in the economies...
IP/16/3582  30-10-2016 - EU – Canada Summit: An historic juncture in our political and economic partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 October 2016 The 16th Summit between the European Union and Canada held today in Brussels marks a historic juncture in our political and economic partnership, in the 40th year of formal cooperation.
IP/16/3581  30-10-2016 - EU-Canada summit: newly signed trade agreement sets high standards for global trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 October 2016 Today, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA).
MEMO/16/3580  29-10-2016 - CETA - a trade deal that sets a new standard for global trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 October 2016 On 30 October, the EU and Canada sign a trade agreement, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This deal will create jobs and growth by boosting trade and strengthening economic relations.
IP/16/3475  19-10-2016 - Commission urges Member States to support proposals to strengthen European defences against unfair trade 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 19 October 2016 Commission adopts Communication "Towards a robust trade policy for the EU in the interest of jobs and growth". The Commission today called upon Member States to support its efforts to provide the European Union with updated, strengthened and more robust trade...
IP/16/3338  10-10-2016 - Economic Partnership Agreement with southern African countries enters into effect 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 10 October 2016 Development-oriented agreement with five southern African countries ensures immediate duty- and quota-free access for their exports to the EU market. Five southern African countries - Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland - and the EU today start a new chapter...