Author: Hermine Donceel

In brief: Member states agree to make Japan FTA negotiation mandate public
Internal EU politics

In brief: Member states agree to make Japan FTA negotiation mandate public

At a trade policy meeting this morning (14 July 2017) member states diplomats unanimously agreed to declassify negotiating directives in trade negotiations with Japan, sources told Borderlex.   The European Parliament, backed by national parliaments, civil society organisations, and the EU Ombudsman have repeatedly called on the EU to release its trade negotiation …

Week-end round-up and week preview – G20 CETA Chile New Zealand Australia
Australia & New Zealand CETA Trade agenda

Week-end round-up and week preview – G20 CETA Chile New Zealand Australia

G20 round-up   In Saturday (8 July 2017) G20 leaders agreed on a lengthy text on trade policy that covers a commitment to keeping world trade open. Overall the final declaration focuses on the “challenges” of globalisation. It covers excess capacities in steel, sustainable value chains, trade reciprocity, and the …