IP/18/301  19-01-2018 - Report: EU trade schemes promote economic development and human rights 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 January 2018 The report published today jointly by the European Commission and the European External Action Service shows the positive impact of the European Union's duty-rebate schemes on developing economies.
MEMO/18/350  19-01-2018 - Second report on the effects of GSP and the special incentive arrangement for sustainable development and good governance (GSP+) covering 2016-2017 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 19 January 2018 Questions and answers What is GSP? Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP), consisting of the three arrangements Standard GSP, GSP+ and Everything But Arms (EBA), is the EU's trade preference programme for vulnerable developing countries.
IP/17/5346  20-12-2017 - EU puts in place new trade defence rules 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2017 Today the EU's new trade defence legislation, an integral part of President Juncker's agenda on A Europe That Protects, enters into force. It will change the way the EU tackles dumped and subsidised imports from countries with significant state-induced market distortions.
MEMO/17/5377  20-12-2017 - The EU's new trade defence rules and first country report 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 20 December 2017 Questions and Answers Today, the EU implemented important changes to its anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation and the European Commission published a report on state induced distortions existing in China.
IP/17/5142  08-12-2017 - EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 December 2017 Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono today announced the successful conclusion of the final discussions on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
STATEMENT/17/5182  08-12-2017 - Joint Statement by the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 8 December 2017 Following the agreement reached today between the chief negotiators and endorsed by European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, we welcome the finalisation of the negotiations of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between...
IP/17/5136  05-12-2017 - Commission welcomes landmark deal modernising the EU's trade defence 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 5 December 2017 Today a political agreement was reached between the Commission, the Council and the European Parliament on the modernisation of the EU's trade defence instruments.
IP/17/5049  30-11-2017 - Steel: European Commission welcomes ambitious Global Forum agreement to tackle overcapacity 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2017 Global Forum members agree to wide-ranging policy solutions to tackle global steel overcapacity, to be implemented in 2018 and 2019. Members of the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity agreed today in a meeting in Berlin on an ambitious package of...
IP/17/4606  13-11-2017 - EU and Chile to start negotiations for a modernised Association Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 13 November 2017 A first round of negotiations between the EU and Chile for a modernised Association Agreement will take place on 16 November, in Brussels. This follows the decision taken today by EU Member States to approve the mandate for the European Union...
IP/17/4486  09-11-2017 - Report: EU trade agreements in place deliver tangible benefits 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 November 2017 New Commission report highlights positive outcomes of existing EU trade agreements and identifies areas for improvement. The EU has today published a report assessing the implementation of its existing trade agreements.