IP/18/4220  20-06-2018 - EU adopts rebalancing measures in reaction to US steel and aluminium tariffs 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 June 2018 The European Commission adopted today the regulation putting in place the EU's rebalancing measures in response to the US tariffs on steel and aluminium. The measures will immediately target a list of products worth €2.8 billion and will come into effect...
IP/18/4164  18-06-2018 - EU and Australia launch talks for a broad trade agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 18 June 2018 Today, Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström together with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Trade Minister of Australia Steven Ciobo officially launched negotiations for a comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement between the EU and Australia in the Australian capital of Canberra.
IP/18/3973  07-06-2018 - EU trade defence: stronger and more effective rules enter into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 June 2018 The new trade defence rules will become effective as of tomorrow, 8 June. All new investigations initiated on or after this date will be subject to the modernised anti-dumping and anti-subsidy rules.
IP/18/4083  06-06-2018 - EU-US Trade: European Commission endorses rebalancing duties on US products 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 June 2018 The College of Commissioners endorsed today the decision to impose additional duties on the full list of US products notified to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as part of the EU's response to the US tariffs on steel and aluminium products.
IP/18/4027  01-06-2018 - EU launches WTO case against China's unfair technology transfers 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 June 2018 Today, the EU has launched legal proceedings in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against Chinese legislation that undermines the intellectual property rights of European companies.
IP/18/4006  31-05-2018 - European Commission reacts to the US restrictions on steel and aluminium affecting the EU 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 31 May 2018 The US announced that starting on 1 June 2018 it will impose additional duties of 25 % and 10 % respectively on imports of steel and aluminium from the EU. President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker said: "I am concerned...
IP/18/3881  22-05-2018 - Commission welcomes green light to start trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 22 May 2018 The Commission welcomes today's adoption by the Council of the negotiating directives for free trade agreements with Australia and New Zealand. The preparations – which included an impact assessment for both agreements – are now complete and formal negotiations can begin.
IP/18/3782  15-05-2018 - WTO rejects vast majority of US claims in Airbus dispute 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 May 2018 The EU welcomes the report by the Appellate Body in the dispute brought by the US on support to Airbus. The report rejects the vast majority of the US allegations that the EU had not complied with the WTO findings.
IP/18/3641  01-05-2018 - Commission statement following US announcement of an extension until 1 June of the EU's exemption from US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 1 May 2018 Commission statement following US announcement of an extension until 1 June of the EU's exemption from US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports The European Commission takes note of the decision of the United States to prolong the European Union's exemption...
IP/18/782  21-04-2018 - EU and Mexico reach new agreement on trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 21 April 2018 The European Union and Mexico today reached a new agreement on trade, part of a broader, modernised EU-Mexico Global Agreement. Practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will now be duty-free, including in the agricultural sector.