International Trade

Containers

"Export controls on dual-use items must be strict and proportionate. In the vote today, we are focusing on stricter control for the goods with...

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Europe/China

"We need to protect our European industry. The jobs of hundreds of people are being endangered due to unfair trading practices. We won’t...

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Donald  Tusk

"The EPP supports the re-election of Donald Tusk as President of the European Council. Over the last two and a half years, Donald Tusk has done...

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CETA

"Trade policy is back on track. We have managed to work out the most advanced, ambitious and up-to-date trade agreement between the EU and...

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About

The Committee on International Trade is responsible for matters relating to the Union's common commercial policy and its external economic relations. Its main tasks are to deal with the EU's financial, economic and trade relations with third countries and regional organisations which includes assent to trade agreements, and with measures of technical harmonisation or standardisation in fields covered by instruments of international law.

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Press Release
17.07.2017 - 14:32

EPP Group Presidency on official visit to Mexico

This week, the EPP Group Presidency will be in Mexico on an official visit. From Monday to Thursday, a delegation composed of EPP Group Chair Manfred Weber MEP and EPP Group Vice-Chairs Esteban...
Asian Business Team
Press Release
05.07.2017 - 17:34

EU-Japan trade deal: we chose free trade over protectionism

“The EU and Japan are leading the way: free trade instead of protectionism. This agreement brings new jobs, more growth and greater wealth to both sides without touching our high standards in...
EU and Ukraine
Press Release
04.07.2017 - 13:04

Ukraine: by easing trade we support a pro-European Ukraine

“This is the next sign, after the visa liberalisation, that the European Union wants a pro-European Ukraine and will facilitate this difficult path”, said Jarosław Wałęsa MEP commenting...
EU and Ukraine
Press Release
01.06.2017 - 09:53

Ukraine: EU offers additional help by easing trade

MEPs have given their backing to the granting of additional trade facilitation for Ukraine in order to address the difficult economic situation in the country and to support its economic reform...
Global Finance
Press Release
16.05.2017 - 14:17

ECJ clarifies competences and strengthens EU trade policy

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today ruled on the division of competences in the bilateral trade agreement between the EU and Singapore. Most of the competences, such as transport, sustainable...
Industrial Laborer
Press Release
11.05.2017 - 11:15

New EU anti-dumping methodology must be adopted quickly

“The Council is back on track in fighting unfair trade practices by third countries. Crucially, the new methodology stands on a solid legal basis and is fully compatible with WTO law”,...

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