EU trade policy

EU trade policy

INTA Committee Agenda

The Parliament’s trade committee is meeting on  21 & 22 September. Highlights:   Presentation by DG Trade’s Mauro Petriccione of the Commission’s new investment court proposal Trade in certain goods which could be used for capital punishment, torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment – adoption of …

Agriculture EU trade policy

Parliament backs plans to extend GIs to non agricultural products

EU Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs approves of the EU’s initiative to extend the coverage of geographical indications to non agricultural goods. The report tabled by the rapporteur of this file Virginie Rozière (S&D) writes: “proper Europe-wide protection of the geographical indications used to designate non-agricultural products could help to …