IP/14/912  07-08-2014 - WTO Appellate Body rules against Chinese restrictions on access to rare earths and other raw materials 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 August 2014 The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today ruled in the EU’s favour. It confirmed the findings made by a Panel in March 2014 that China’s export restrictions on rare earth, as well as tungsten and molybdenum, are in breach...
MEMO/14/504  07-08-2014 - WTO Appellate Body confirms: China’s export restrictions on rare earths and other raw materials illegal 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 7 August 2014 The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) today confirmed that China’s export duties and quotas imposed on rare earths, as well as tungsten and molybdenum, are incompatible with China’s WTO obligations.
IP/14/884  28-07-2014 - The EU and Cameroon implement an economic partnership agreement 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 July 2014 The EU-Central Africa Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for trade and development between the EU and Cameroon will enter into force in the coming days following the recent ratification of the agreement by Cameroon.
IP/14/872  22-07-2014 - Southern African region and the EU complete negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for Trade, Karel De Gucht, and by European Commissioner for Agriculture, Dacian Cioloş, the chief negotiators of the European Union and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) EPA Group (Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa...
IP/14/860  22-07-2014 - EU welcomes a new WTO fund to support developing countries' customs reforms 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 The EU welcomes today's announcement by the WTO that it will set up a fund to help Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries implement the Trade Facilitation Agreement.
SPEECH/14/563  22-07-2014 - First general discussion on EU trade policy with the new Committee on International Trade (INTA) 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade European Parliament Brussels, 22 July 2014 Mr Chairman, Honourable Members, Thank you for inviting me to the first full meeting of this Committee.
IP/14/852  18-07-2014 - The EU and Fiji implement the Pacific interim Economic Partnership Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 18 July 2014 The Government of Fiji notified the European Union yesterday of its decision to apply the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union. The interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and Fiji is therefore ready for implementation.
IP/14/845  17-07-2014 - EU and Ecuador conclude negotiations for trade and development agreement 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 July 2014 Today EU and Ecuadorian negotiators sealed a deal in Brussels that will allow Ecuador to join its Andean neighbours Peru and Colombia in their trade agreement with the EU.
SPEECH/14/549  15-07-2014 - Statement by Commissioner Karel De Gucht on TTIP 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Karel De Gucht European Commissioner for Trade European Parliament Plenary debate Strasbourg, 15 July 2014 I am particularly pleased to be here today to discuss the ongoing TTIP negotiations with the newly constituted European Parliament.
IP/14/827  11-07-2014 - West African leaders back Economic Partnership Agreement with EU 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 July 2014 In a move welcomed by European Commissioner for trade Karel De Gucht, the heads of 16 West African states yesterday decided to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union.