International Trade

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"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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steel factory
Press Release
09.11.2016 - 13:12

Trade: protecting EU industry without being protectionist

"This proposal is necessary to prevent a major and unnecessary trade conflict with China, but it is long overdue. Now we have to make sure that the new anti-dumping regulation is 100 percent WTO...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group
Press Release
26.10.2016 - 11:43

EUCO is creating confusion rather than direction

"Europe needs unity, decisiveness and leadership. But the European Council is creating confusion rather than direction," said Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European...
Puzzle pieces as Symbol for the Relationship between Canada and
Press Release
23.10.2016 - 15:50

CETA: solution needed this week

"Europe cannot go on like this. This undignified drama that Member States are playing out with CETA, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, needs to stop. Europe's...
Visit of Jaromír Štětina MEP to Kobani
Press Release
19.10.2016 - 14:17

EUCO: EU must stop turning blind eye to catastrophe in Syria

"Please show that the EU is capable of acting," said EPP Group Chairman Manfred Weber, in a call to EU Heads of State and Government ahead of the European Summit on 20-21 October. ...
Collection of semiprecious stones and minerals
Press Release
16.06.2016 - 12:15

Conflict Minerals: shared responsibility approach prevails

After four trilogue rounds on the Conflict Minerals Regulation, the EPP Group notes with satisfaction that the Group’s shared responsibility approach has prevailed during the very difficult and...
Europe/China
Press Release
10.05.2016 - 12:39

MES for China: no green light without conditions

The EPP Group has called on the European Commission to strengthen an effective trade defence instrument to guarantee the protection of EU industry from dumped imports from China. The Group's...

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