North America

CETA

ENVI Committee largely supports CETA

The Environment Committee voted today (12 January 2017) in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada.   The vote was expected to be very tight, but against all expectations almost two thirds of the MEPs’s votes supported the trade deal. The Committee’s original …

LatAm & Caribbean North America

EU Mexico FTA – Brussels reveals first negotiating priorities

The Commission has published six negotiating texts it tabled to Mexico after first round of talks held this year with the North American country aiming at modernising their 2001 free trade agreement.   The texts tabled reveal the EU’s priorities: rules of origin, public procurement, sanitary and phytosanitary  measures, energy and raw …