IP/16/184  01-02-2016 - EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Now Available Online 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 February 2016 Commission publishes full text of the agreement and dedicated analysis on human rights and sustainable development. The European Commission today published the text of the free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and Vietnam, following the conclusion of the negotiating process...
IP/16/178  29-01-2016 - European Commission Takes Action to Open Up International Procurement Markets 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 January 2016 New tool aims at discouraging discrimination of EU companies in procurement markets of third countries. The European Commission has today presented a revised proposal for an International Procurement Instrument - a tool to promote open access to public procurement markets around the...
IP/16/169  28-01-2016 - Trade policy promotes sustainability and human rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 January 2016 Report highlights progress and shortcomings in 14 countries that benefited from privileged conditions of access to the EU market. The European Commission and the EU High Representativepublished today the first report on the concrete effects of the GSP+, the EU trade...
STATEMENT/16/88  16-01-2016 - Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan: Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 16 January 2016 The Commission welcomes the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears from the EU to the United States.
STATEMENT/16/78  18-01-2016 - Draft rule paves the way for EU exports of apples and pears to the US 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 15 January 2016 Statement by EU Health and Food Safety Commissioner Andriukaitis, Trade Commissioner Malmström and Agriculture Commissioner Hogan. "We welcome the publication by the USDA of the draft rule as a necessary step in the process to facilitate the export of apples and pears...
MEMO/16/61  13-01-2016 - College orientation debate on the treatment of China in anti-dumping investigations 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 January 2016 A Q&A on the College orientation debate on the treatment of China in anti-dumping investigations. Today, the Commission had a first orientation debate on whether, and if so how, the EU should change the treatment of China in anti-dumping investigations after...
IP/15/6398  31-12-2015 - The trade part of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement becomes operational on 1 January 2016 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 December 2015 On 1 January 2016, the EU and Ukraine will start applying the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) which forms part of the Association Agreement, signed in June 2014, and provisionally applied in parts since November 2014.
IP/15/6352  22-12-2015 - EU and the Philippines launch negotiations for a free trade agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 December 2015 "Launching negotiations with the Philippines will represent an important milestone in the EU-Philippine relations and a further evidence of the EU's commitment to Southeast Asia." EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Philippine Secretary of Trade and Industry Gregory Domingo today agreed...
IP/15/6389  21-12-2015 - No outcome reached at the final trilateral ministerial meeting on the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 December 2015 EU Commissioner Malmström, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Klimkim and Russian Minister for Economic Development Ulyukayev could not come to a political agreement during the talks today in Brussels.
IP/15/6379  19-12-2015 - WTO delivers ground-breaking deal for development 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 December 2015 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) today has delivered a landmark deal that is good for fairer global trade and good for development at its 10th Ministerial Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.