IP/17/49  17-01-2017 - EU and US publish TTIP state of play assessment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 January 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman have today published a joint assessment of the progress made in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since negotiations started in July 2013.
STATEMENT/17/66  13-01-2017 - The reopening of the American market for French beef: declaration by European Commissioners Cecilia Malmström, Vytenis Andriukaitis and Phil Hogan 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 13 January 2017 The United States have announced the lifting of the ban on imports of beef from France. The Commission welcomes this decision, which represents a new stage in the reopening of a market which has been closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)...
IP/17/34  11-01-2017 - Commission Proposes Enhanced Market Access for Sri Lanka as Reform Incentive 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 11 January 2017 Removal of customs duties would be accompanied by rigorous monitoring and conditional on continued commitment to sustainable development, human rights and good governance.
IP/16/4468  21-12-2016 - Commission proposes to modernise the Customs Union with Turkey 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 21 December 2016 The European Commission asked the Council for a mandate to launch talks with Turkey to modernise the existing 20-year-old EU-Turkey Customs Union. The upgrade of the EU-Turkey trade relation forms an essential part of the efforts made by the EU and...
IP/16/4435  16-12-2016 - Steel: Commission welcomes new Global Forum to tackle root causes of overcapacity 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 December 2016 The European Commission today welcomed the establishment of a new Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity. Designed to address overcapacity in the global steel industry, the Forum will support the creation of growth and jobs.
IP/16/4349  13-12-2016 - European Commission and Canadian Government co-host discussions on a multilateral investment court 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 13 December 2016 The European Commission keeps its pledge to work towards the establishment of a permanent multilateral investment court to decide investment disputes. Today and tomorrow, the European Commission and Canadian Government are co-hosting in Geneva the first exploratory discussions with government representatives...
MEMO/16/4350  13-12-2016 - A future multilateral investment court 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 13 December 2016 The European Commission and the Canadian Government are working together to establish a multilateral investment court. The idea is to establish a permanent body to decide investment disputes, moving away from the ad hoc system of investor to state dispute settlement...
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/16/3672  15-11-2016 - Commission presents study on impact of future trade agreements on the agricultural sector 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 November 2016 Economic study gives valuable information on potential effects of future trade agreements and validates current EU approach of systematically protecting sensitive sectors.