AGENDA/16/1532  22-04-2016 - 25-29 April: 13th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The 13th round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the EU and the US will take place from 25 to 29 April in New York. This round represents an additional step in the very intensive period of the talks...
STATEMENT/16/1502  22-04-2016 - Statement by Commissioners Malmström, Thyssen and Mimica on the 3rd anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 22 April 2016 "On Sunday 24 April 2016, it will be exactly three years since the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a tragic event that claimed more than 1,100 lives.
IP/16/441  29-02-2016 - Commission welcomes US reopening of its market to Dutch beef 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 February 2016 The United States announced that it will lift its ban on beef from the Netherlands. This is a welcome step towards the re-opening of the US market, closed since the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) outbreak in the 1990s.
IP/16/399  29-02-2016 - CETA: EU and Canada agree on new approach on investment in trade agreement 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 29 February 2016 This agreement is a clear break from the current ISDS system and shows the commitment to work together to establish a multilateral investment tribunal. The European Commission and the Canadian Government have agreed to include a new approach on investment protection...
MEMO/16/445  29-02-2016 - Factsheet: Main elements of CETA 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 29 February 2016 What will the EU gain from CETA? The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade agreement (CETA) will significantly improve business opportunities for European companies in Canada.
STATEMENT/16/446  29-02-2016 - Joint statement: Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Brussels, 29 February 2016 EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade of Canada, today released the following statement: “Canada and the European Commission are very pleased to announce that the legal review of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic...
AGENDA/16/361  24-02-2016 - 22-26 February: 12th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership 
European Commission - European Commission - Upcoming events The news: From 22 to 26 February, the 12th round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the EU and the US will take place in Brussels. This round marks the beginning of an intensified period in these talks.
IP/16/287  12-02-2016 - Commission launches new anti-dumping investigations into several steel products 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 12 February 2016 The EU now has 37 trade defence measures in place on imports of steel products, while nine investigations are still ongoing. The European Commission today opened new anti-dumping investigations to determine whether imports of three steel products have been dumped on...
IP/16/184  01-02-2016 - EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement Now Available Online 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 1 February 2016 Commission publishes full text of the agreement and dedicated analysis on human rights and sustainable development. The European Commission today published the text of the free trade agreement (FTA) between the EU and Vietnam, following the conclusion of the negotiating process...
IP/16/178  29-01-2016 - European Commission Takes Action to Open Up International Procurement Markets 
European Commission - - Press release European Commission Brussels, 29 January 2016 New tool aims at discouraging discrimination of EU companies in procurement markets of third countries. The European Commission has today presented a revised proposal for an International Procurement Instrument - a tool to promote open access to public procurement markets around the...