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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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...
CETA
Press Release
29.02.2016 - 16:13

EU-Canada trade: let the ratification countdown begin!

The EPP Group has welcomed the successful finalisation of the modifications of the EU-Canada Trade Agreement (CETA) announced today by both sides' Chief Negotiators. The European Parliament...
Global connections
Press Release
03.02.2016 - 13:07

TiSA: more rights for citizens, less obstacles for firms

"Today's vote sends a strong signal to the European Commission. The message is crystal clear: if the negotiators respect all our recommendations (blue lines and red lines*), they will be...
CETA
News
10.12.2015 - 10:45

No more waiting for an EU-Canada trade agreement

In August 2014, the European Union and Canada concluded negotiations on a modern and comprehensive trade agreement which should bolster economies on both sides of the Atlantic and provide our...
Global Finance
Press Release
14.10.2015 - 12:47

EPP Group calls for speedy progress in trade negotiations

The EPP Group has welcomed today's Communication by the European Commission, 'Towards a more responsible trade and investment policy'. The Group's Spokesman in the International Trade...

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