Turkey & Med

ECJ EU FTAs & bilateral ties Turkey & Med

Morocco: Council to appeal Court of Justice ruling on trade deal, to request transition measures

The regular EU Morocco Association Council meeting held on 14 December 2015 in Brussels was overshadowed by the Court of Justice of the EU’s annulment a few days before of a 2012 preferential trade agreement on agricultural exports and on fisheries benefitting the North African kingdom.   The Court’s verdict …

ECJ EU FTAs & bilateral ties Turkey & Med

CJUE annuls commercial deal with Morocco because of it covers Western Saharan products

A Court of Justice of the EU ruling annulled a 2012 agreement between the EU and Morocco offering the latter preferential market access to the EU in agricultural goods and fisheries products on the grounds that it included the Western Saharan territory Morocco has claims on. Morocco’s claims are not …

Mobility Turkey & Med

EU Tunisia DCFTA draft resolution calls for asymmetry and more mobility for Tunisians

The European Parliament’s trade committee will debate the recently launched EU Tunisia deep and comprehensive free trade area on 19 November 2015. Marielle de Sarnez, the French MEP (ALDE), rapporteur in charge of drafting a resolution on the agreement told Borderlex today that in the current context of heightened terrorism …