Environmental Goods Agreement talks: sub-group of 6 countries meeting in Paris to bring talks forward as rift with China widens

With input from Ravi Kanth in Geneva   The Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations launched last year among seventeen WTO members to bring down tariffs on goods ranging from solar panels to thermostats based on an initial list 52 products drawn up by the APEC group, have run into difficulties over …

EGA Turkey & Med


The EU and Turkey have opened Chapter 17 – Economic and Monetary Affairs – in Turkey’s EU accession process.   The Environmental Goods Agreement talks get a nod in Nairobi as DG Azevedo welcomes “considerable progress” in the talks in an official announcement. Australia’s trade minister Andrew Robb, as representative …