Despite the increasing trade tensions at the global level, as well as political instability across the continent, a majority within the European Parliament supported key trade agreements with Canada, Japan and Singapore. Is the European Parliament going to become more protectionist after the elections?
Author: Doru Frantescu
With an unruly European Parliament in perspective, and elections in key member states held amidst a populist surge, EU trade policy is in for another rough ride in 2017, writes Doru Frantescu. Many thought that 2016 was a bad year for global trade. 2017 may turn out not to …
By Doru Frantescu Which members of the European Parliament – MEPs – are the most in favour of free trade and which, to the contrary, are the most opposed to it? Not necessarily those you might think, our latest VoteWatch Europe study shows.