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Israeli settlement product labelling   The EU has published guidelines for labelling of agricultural goods and cosmetics produced in Israeli settlements. Such measures already exist in individual EU member states. Now they will be applied EU-wide. The move “corresponds to the wish of the Parliament for a while”, Bernd Lange …

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WTO dispute cases reach 500 mark: EU second largest user

The World Trade Organization announced that its 500th dispute was filed under the settlement system established twenty years ago.   “Of the 500 cases filed, just over half have reached the litigation stage, suggesting that the system’s requirement for the members concerned to try to find a solution by consulting …

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Crunch time for Nairobi – future of Doha in question over agricultural subsidies standoff

Intense negotiations over a package of trade measures ahead of the Nairobi WTO ministerial on 15-18 December have been held over the week-end and will continue over the next days. A minimalist package of measures is currently being hammered out thanks to the active involvement of the WTO’s director general …

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ITRE issues recommendations on TiSA

The European Parliament’s committee for Industry, Research and Energy has aired its views on the ongoing Trade in Services Agreement negotiations. These recommendations feed into the current work of the trade (INTA) committee towards a report on TiSA to be adopted in the coming weeks.   ITRE’s recommendations focus on …