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Comment: Malmström nomination signals desire for continuity – but continuity isn’t necessarily desirable
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Comment: Malmström nomination signals desire for continuity – but continuity isn’t necessarily desirable

Photo credit: European Parliament Cecilia Malmström’s nomination hearing in the European Parliament yesterday and the vote in her favour by the body’s trade committee today signal that both the European Commission and the Parliament prefer continuity over a rethink of European trade policy, opines Borderlex’s editor Iana Dreyer.  

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INTA Committee Chief sets ‘red lines’ for TTIP – ahead of EP rentrée

As the European parliament (EP) goes back to work after its summer recess, Bernd Lange, the head of the EP’s international trade committee, made explicit his ‘red lines’ for the ongoing transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) negotiations. He added that he would settle for a much less ambitious trade deal than the one currently …

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Blog: INTA’s Top 5 – Who are they?

[sh_light_text ]The international trade committee (INTA) in the European parliament was fully set up yesterday. The chairman and four vice-chair persons were approved. Who are these MEPs and how do they stand on current trade dossiers, such as TTIP, trade preferences and relations with developing countries, investment protection issues, EU-China relations, …