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Week ahead in EU trade: TDI new method and modernisation, fisheries subsidies
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Week ahead in EU trade: TDI new method and modernisation, fisheries subsidies

All eyes will be on the European Parliament this week, when the assembly votes on dumping measures designed to protect EU jobs and industry. The Parliament’s trade committee approved the compromise agreement with the Council and the European Commission last month, and the legislation could enter into force this year …

WTO members raise concerns over new EU trade defence method
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WTO members raise concerns over new EU trade defence method

It’s a hot week in the World Trade Organization as members spar over disputes and trade remedies. On Wednesday (25 October 2017) the Committee of Antidumping Practices examined among others the EU’s new trade defence legislation. Eleven WTO members criticised the EU’s planned overhaul of the way it calculates dumping …

EU and ACP reaffirm commitment to WTO ahead of Buenos Aires ministerial meeting
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EU and ACP reaffirm commitment to WTO ahead of Buenos Aires ministerial meeting

Leaders of the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific countries group gathered in Brussels on Friday (20 October 2017) in a ministerial meeting with the European Union attended by the World Trade Organization’s chief, Roberto Azevêdo, and Argentina’s representative for the WTO’s upcoming 11th ministerial conference, Susana Malcorra.   The gathering comes …