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The week ahead in EU trade policy

This week (19-23 September) will not only be packed, but also decisive for EU trade policy.   Today Monday (19 September), Germany’s social democratic party, Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, is deciding whether it wants to back the Canadian trade agreement negotiated by the EU, CETA.  The deal now needs to be …

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CETA ratification saga: EPP endorses Commission view – France ready to block

The CETA ratification saga continues unfolding. There’s been a stir since Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced on Wednesday that the Commission would put the Canada EU trade deal CETA to the member states next week with the suggestion that it is a deal that falls under the exclusive competence of …