New European Parliament Report on China

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution on EU-China relations. The report issues recommendations on all areas of cooperation, including foreign policy.   In the area of commercial policy, the report calls for the introduction of a “fully-fledged sustainable development chapter to be included in the bilateral investment treaty under …

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Reminder: Key take-aways of Council (Trade) on 27 November

The Council’s foreign affairs trade branch met for an intense meeting on trade issues. Key take-aways:   TTIP/Transparency: Member state parliamentarians will now receive access to consolidated TTIP texts (i.e. with US views) in EU capitals. This has been a key demand of the German Bundestag. “There will be reading …