IP/17/303  17-02-2017 - Commissioner Malmström and Japan's Minister of Foreign Affairs confirm commitment for an early conclusion of EU-Japan FTA negotiations 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 February 2017 Commissioner notes that tremendous progress has been made but a few issues remain to be solved. Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Fumio Kishida met today in Bonn to discuss the way forward for the negotiation of a Free...
IP/17/270  15-02-2017 - European Commission welcomes Parliament's support of trade deal with Canada 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Strasbourg, 15 February 2017 CETA marks the beginning of a new era in the EU-Canada relationship. Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, concluding the ratification process of this deal at the...
MEMO/17/271  15-02-2017 - CETA - a trade deal that sets a new standard for global trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 15 February 2017 On 15 February, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA). This deal will create new opportunities for EU companies by boosting trade and strengthening economic relations.
IP/17/183  01-02-2017 - EU and Mexico agree to accelerate trade talks 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 February 2017 The next two rounds for the EU-Mexico trade negotiations will take place in April and June 2017 The European Union and Mexico will hold two additional negotiating rounds before summer as part of an accelerated negotiation schedule for a new, reformed...
AC/17/181  07-02-2017 - Anti-dumping duties on steel products from China and Taiwan 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 27 January 2017 The European Commission decided today to impose definitive anti-dumping measures on two steel products originating in China and Taiwan. © European Union 2009 Laurent Chamussy The Commission's investigation confirmed that Chinese and Taiwanese stainless steel tube and pipe butt-welding fittings had been...
IP/17/151  27-01-2017 - WTO rules in favour of the EU in dispute on Russian duties on light commercial vehicles 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 January 2017 A World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel today declared as illegal the Russian anti-dumping duties that hinder exports of Italian and German light commercial vehicles (LCVs).
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...