STATEMENT/16/3101  18-09-2016 - Statement by the European Commissioner for Trade and Canada's Minister of International Trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 18 September 2016 Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, and Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today released the following statement: The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), between the European Union and Canada, is a progressive agreement that will set a new...
IP/16/2846  22-08-2016 - EU requests WTO panel over Colombia's discrimination against imported spirits 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 August 2016 The EU today requested the establishment of a WTO panel to rule on a dispute concerning Colombia's discriminatory treatment of imported spirits. The EU and Colombia held consultations earlier in the year (8-9 March 2016), however consultations failed to reach a...
IP/16/2570  20-07-2016 - EU-Jordan: towards a stronger partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2016 The EU and Jordan reconfirmed their solid partnership, strengthening their relations on political, security, trade and cooperation matters, at the 10th EU-Jordan Association Committee in Amman this week.
IP/16/2567  20-07-2016 - College orientation debate on the treatment of China in anti-dumping investigations 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 July 2016 The College discussed today the political, economic and legal implications resulting from the expiry on 11 December 2016 of some provisions in China's Protocol of Accession to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and what consequences to draw from this.
IP/16/2581  19-07-2016 - EU takes legal action against export restrictions on Chinese raw materials 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 July 2016 The European Union launched today a third case against China's restrictions on export of raw materials essential for European industries. Following the successful legal actions in 2012 and 2014 on similar measures, this time the EU is focusing on restrictions concerning...
IP/16/2371  05-07-2016 - European Commission proposes signature and conclusion of EU-Canada trade deal 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 Today the European Commission formally proposed to the Council of the EU the signature and conclusion of a free trade agreement between the EU and Canada, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA.
MEMO/16/2372  05-07-2016 - CETA - an EU free trade deal fit for the 21st century 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 5 July 2016 The EU recently concluded a new free trade deal with Canada - the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA for short. The deal is possibly the most advanced of its kind to date.
IP/16/2356  01-07-2016 - Trade boosted by five years of EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 July 2016 Five years ago today, the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and South Korea was put into place, helping to turn a trade deficit into a trade surplus.
STATEMENT/16/2343  27-06-2016 - Statement by Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström on EU Trade Policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 27 June 2016 In this unprecedented situation, let me stress that we are clear and united in our response with regard to EU trade policy, the policy area that I am responsible for.
IP/16/2231  16-06-2016 - EU political deal to curb trade in conflict minerals 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 June 2016 EU political deal to curb trade in conflict minerals The EU has agreed on a framework to stop the financing of armed groups through trade in conflict minerals, after negotiations between the Commission, Council and Parliament.