EU trade politics

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Brexit: UK government wants to see TTIP talks finished in 2016, with Britain in EU – official

The UK referendum over its EU membership planned for June looms large in the British debate over TTIP. “The government position is to stay within the European Union, a reformed European Union”, Verity Threlfell, Assistant Director at the Transatlantic and International Unit from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, …

EU trade politics

Draft EP report on EU trade strategy: yes to services, digital and mobility, no to granting China Market Economy Status

A draft report on the EU’s November 2015 Trade for All Strategy developed by the Commission is currently being finalised. The report, drafted by trade committee member Tiziana Beghin (IT, EFDD), can be said to broadly endorse the Commission’s new approach, with some important divergences however.   The EU’s trade …