INTA Committee


Extraordinary meeting

Monday 12 October 2020, 16.45 – 18.45

Brussels Room: József Antall 6Q2 and remote participation


1. Adoption of agenda

2. Chair’s announcements concerning coordinators’ decisions

3. Chair’s announcements

4. Public Hearing: Trade Policy Day – A renewed EU trade policy after the COVID-19 pandemic INTA/9/04243  Exchange of views (see separate programme)

5. Any other business

6. Next meetings  15 October 2020, 11.45 – 12.45 and 13.45 – 15.45 (Brussels)


On 12 October, the INTA will organise its 5th ‘Trade Policy Day’ hearing, which on this occasion is entirely dedicated to a renewed EU trade policy after the COVID-19 pandemic. The keynote speech will be given by Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President and new trade commissioner. Following this, two renowned economists, Gabriel Felbermayr from the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, and Joseph S. Shapiro, Associate Professor at UC Berkeley, will set the scene for a panel discussion on “What do stakeholders expect from Europe”, which will include the Director-General of DG Trade, Sabine Weyand, and representatives of EUROCHAMBRES, CLIENTEARTH and AMFORI.