WTO & Plurilaterals

EGA talks see tariff endgame
EGA Energy & Environment

EGA talks see tariff endgame

Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations are starting to see a  ‘landing zone’. The two year old talks among 17 WTO members over a tariff liberalisation deal on products deemed ‘environmental’ can be finalised this year, negotiators hope.   The deal that covers renewable and clean energy products and components, equipment for water or …

China Energy & Environment WTO disputes

In brief: EU launches new case against China raw material export restrictions

Brussels is following Washington on this one. Today, the EU notified the WTO Secretariat of a request for consultations with China over duties and other measures concerning the exportation of certain raw materials. This request follows on a similar one filed by Washington last week (13 July 2016).   The move follows …