IP/17/3121  20-09-2017 - EU-Canada trade agreement enters into force 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 September 2017 On Thursday, 21 September, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada enters into force provisionally. Welcoming this milestone in the EU's trade policy, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said: "This agreement encapsulates what we...
IP/17/3183  14-09-2017 - State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: European Commission proposes framework for screening of foreign direct investments 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 September 2017 State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: European Commission proposes framework for screening of foreign direct investments On 13 September, in his annual State of the Union address, President Jean-Claude Juncker stated: "Let me say once and for all: we...
IP/17/3182  14-09-2017 - State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: Commission unveils initiatives for a balanced and progressive trade policy 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 September 2017 State of the Union 2017 - Trade Package: Commission unveils initiatives for a balanced and progressive trade policy On 13 September, in his annual State of the Union address, President Jean-Claude Juncker stated: "I want us to strengthen our European trade...
IP/17/3088  07-09-2017 - EU to launch global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 7 September 2017 EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström today announced that the EU will launch an international Alliance for Torture-Free Trade. The initiative – a joint effort with Argentina and Mongolia – aims to end the trade in goods used for capital punishment and...
IP/17/2031  17-07-2017 - EU and Brazil join forces for global level-playing field in farm subsidies 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 July 2017 Joint WTO proposal also addresses promotion of food security in a way that does not distort the market. The EU and Brazil - two of the world's biggest producers of agricultural products - today submitted to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)...
STATEMENT/17/1959  08-07-2017 - EU and Canada agree to set a date for the provisional application of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Statement by Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Mr Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 8 July 2017 The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement marks a new chapter in the relationship between the EU and Canada. It is by opening up to each other, by working closely with those who share the same values that we will shape and harness...
IP/17/1902  06-07-2017 - EU and Japan reach agreement in principle on Economic Partnership Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 6 July 2017 The European Union and Japan have reached today an agreement in principle on the main elements of an Economic Partnership Agreement. This will be the most important bilateral trade agreement ever concluded by the EU and as such will for the...
MEMO/17/1903  06-07-2017 - Key elements of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 6 July 2017 After 18 intense and constructive negotiating rounds and several meetings at technical and political levels, the EU and Japan have reached a political agreement in principle on an Economic Partnership Agreement. The negotiations were launched in 2013.
STATEMENT/17/1920  06-07-2017 - 24th EU-Japan Summit Joint Statement 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 July 2017 Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, met in Brussels today for the 24th Summit between the European Union (EU) and Japan and issued the...
STATEMENT/17/1917  06-07-2017 - Joint Declaration by Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, and Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 6 July 2017 At the G7 Ise Shima Summit we reaffirmed that the free flow of information is a fundamental principle to promote the global economy and development, and ensures a fair and equal access to the cyberspace for all actors of digital economy.