Agriculture WTO & Plurilaterals

French centre-right MEPs call for taking into account EU agricultural sensitivies in Doha Round

The next INTA committee meeting on 15 October will discuss amendments to a planned motion for a resolution on the WTO Doha Development Agenda. French MEPs Tokia Saifi and Fank Proust, of the centre-right EPP group and members of the committee reveal how much agricultural protection remains a French concern. …

‘At the border’: trade facilitation is the issue
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‘At the border’: trade facilitation is the issue

In trade policy circles, political attention currently focuses on ‘behind the border’ trade barriers stemming from domestic regulations. In fact, ‘at the border’ trade barriers continue to matter as much. The EU’s recently announced ratification of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement is a recognition of this fact. Corinne Vadcar …