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Commission seeks to flex muscles on investment, TDI, tax, procurement

The European Commission’s follow-up report on its March 2017 White Paper on the Future of Europe union recommends clamping down on tax evasion, strengthening trade defence, and promoting greater reciprocity in public procurement as a means to equalise the rules of the open global market place going forward. It also mulls investment …

Tersen: France’s Macron will want ‘fairness’, sustainability in EU trade deals
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Tersen: France’s Macron will want ‘fairness’, sustainability in EU trade deals

  Denis Tersen, a senior civil servant and trade policy veteran of France, tells Borderlex what to expect from the French approach to trade policy under its new president Emmanuel Macron. Tersen also offers suggestions to ensure trade policy gains back its legitimacy in the European public’s distrustful eye.   …