Former Canadian ambassador to the European Union David Plunkett on the history of the the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement – mostly known as CETA – and what it means for Canada and the European Union today. Plunkett spoke with Borderlex’s Sarah Anne Aarup and Iana Dreyer.
Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer spoke to one of the leading candidates in the current race to succeed Roberto Azevêdo at the helm of the World Trade Organization. Amina Mohamed is former Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Kenya. She also served as ambassador to the WTO. Among others she acted as …
In a conversation with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer, MEP Marie-Pierre Vedrenne explains her thinking behind her widely-endorsed report that could turn the EU’s trade retaliatory ‘bazooka’ into something even bigger.
In an interview with Borderlex, the Energy Charter Treaty’s secretary-general Urban Rusnák said: “In one or two years I expect to have a new Energy Charter Treaty as complement to the Paris climate agreement.“
The European Parliament’s international trade chair Bernd Lange in conversation with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer. Topics: what’s on the agenda for the committee in the coming months and what needs to be done in a post-Corona trade world.
In an interview with Borderlex, the Swedish Confederation of Enterprise’s director of interntional and EU affairs Anna Stellinger says that current EU trade actions could determine how our societies work in the long term. Immediate action is needed to keep essential trade flows going.
The European Commission plans to roll out anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tools to tackle a whole range of new global challenges, not least in the digital sphere. Arnoud Willems discusses trends, challenges and accountability issues in EU trade defence policy with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer.
In a wide-ranging interview with Borderlex’s Chris Horseman, MEP Jordi Cañas discusses the significance of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement and explains how he envisages the ratification process for this agreement.
Environmental impacts such as carbon emissions should be captured at the border, in the form of tariffs which level the playing field between competitor producer countries, a prominent UK economist and government adviser has argued.
Former Appellate Body member Peter Van den Bossche in conversation with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer on the WTO crisis, the slow death of the Appellate Body and aircraft subsidy cases.