EU trade policy

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France and Germany congratulate themselves on CETA investment chapter outcome as ratification countdown begins

Canada endorsed the EU’s idea of a system of international arbitration or adjudication based on pre-selected judges to deal with disputes between investors and host states in the Canada EU CETA trade deal initially concluded in September 2014.   The EU went back to Canada during the ‘legal scrubbing’ process …

Trade, values and supply chains: the trade policy challenge ahead
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Trade, values and supply chains: the trade policy challenge ahead

Trade For All’, the EU’s new trade strategy, aims to better connect ‘values’ and trade. It is part of a broader movement in this direction at global level. Corinne Vadcar outlines the dynamics shaping this trend and what are the key challenges in making trade, human rights, labour rights and environmental …

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EPP chief Manfred Weber calls on Netherlands Presidency to make progress on TTIP, trade

After the Netherland’s Prime Minister presented his priorities for his country’s EU presidency in the coming six months in today’s Plenary meeting the centre-right EPP group’s chief Manfred Weber called on Mark Rutte to prioritise the transatlantic TTIP and TiSA negotiations. “We need this agreement”, referring to TTIP.   The …