SPEECH/14/2348  03-12-2014 - The Trade Commissioner and Parliament: A Vital Relationship 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 03 December 2014 Cecilia Malmström - Commissioner for Trade Brussels - Meeting of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee Chairman Lange, Members of the International Trade Committee, Ladies and gentlemen, This is my first chance to meet you in this Committee since...
SPEECH/14/1921  18-11-2014 - TTIP and Consumers: The Good (without the Bad or the Ugly) 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 18 November 2014 Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade European Parliament, Conference "TTIP and Consumers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" Ladies and gentlemen, I like the title of this event.
IP/14/1683  17-11-2014 - Global trade increasingly obstructed, EU Report says 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 November 2014 The tendency to impose trade-restricting measures remains strong among the EU's commercial partners, fuelling continuing uncertainty in the world economy. These are the main findings of the European Commission's annual report on protectionism published today 17 November.
IP/14/1236  31-10-2014 - EU requests WTO consultations with Russia over excessive import duties 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 October 2014 The EU requested today consultations with Russia in respect of import duties for paper products, refrigerators and palm oil. The EU takes this first step in the dispute settlement procedure in response to the violation by Russia of its obligations under the...
IP/14/1224  31-10-2014 - EU requests WTO panel on Brazil’s discriminatory taxes 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 October 2014 The European Union today requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva to rule on a dispute concerning certain Brazilian discriminatory taxes. In the EU's opinion, the Brazilian tax measures give an unfair advantage to domestic producers and go against WTO rules.
IP/14/1235  30-10-2014 - Singapore: The Commission to Request a Court of Justice Opinion on the trade deal 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 October 2014 The Commission decided today to request an opinion of the EU Court of Justice on the competence to sign and ratify a trade agreement with Singapore. Commissioner De Gucht said: 'I have been saying for months that we need to clarify the...
IP/14/1182  20-10-2014 - EU and China settle the telecoms case at the Joint Committee 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 October 2014 Intensive discussions between the European Commission and the Chinese government were concluded by an amicable settlement on the trade defence investigation into Chinese telecoms. Today, the Commission took the official decision that it no longer considers it necessary to pursue this investigation.
IP/14/1172  17-10-2014 - EU and Singapore conclude investment talks 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 17 October 2014 The European Union (EU) and Singapore have concluded the negotiations of the investment part of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA). This marks the successful conclusion of the negotiations of the entire EUSFTA, following the initialling of the other parts of the...
STATEMENT/14/326  17-10-2014 - EU and Singapore conclude investment talks 
European Commission - European Commission Statement Brussels, 17 October 2014 Speaking Point by Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a new deal; or to be precise, we have finalised the trade agreement with Singapore after closing the chapter on investment.
IP/14/1170  16-10-2014 - EU strikes a comprehensive trade deal with East African Community 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 October 2014 Negotiators from the EU and the East African Community (EAC) finalised today a new comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between both regions. The agreement will provide legal certainty for businesses and open a long-term perspective for free and unlimited access to the...