International Trade

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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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EU and Ukraine
Press Release
13.06.2018 - 13:32

More money for Ukraine under strict conditions

The European Parliament has approved the disbursement of a further €1 billion in financial assistance to Ukraine to help the country cover part of its external financing needs and to provide...
Containers
Press Release
30.05.2018 - 13:21

New anti-dumping laws tackle unfair trade more effectively

"To safeguard the free and rules-based trading system we stand for, we have amended the current anti-dumping and anti-subsidies regulations to become more suitable to today's global trading...
Photo of EU-US map
Press Release
28.05.2018 - 20:03

Foreign investment: EPP Group protects EU companies

The EU is about to put in place a mechanism to screen foreign investments. “Almost all EU partner countries already have a filtering mechanism. If the EU wants to maintain a favourable...
Industrial Laborer
Press Release
14.03.2018 - 12:02

Trade: let's talk about the actual problem - China

"We are united as Europeans and want to take a united stance when it comes to addressing US tariffs and customs duties on steel and aluminium. The trade measures taken by the US against the EU...
Containers
Press Release
17.01.2018 - 12:21

EP aims to stop misuse of exported European dual-use tech

"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 the largest human rights risks while making it...
Containers
Press Release
06.12.2017 - 08:40

EP agrees major overhaul of trade defence instruments

A political agreement has been reached on the modernisation of the EU’s trade defence instruments. The agreement amends current anti-dumping and anti-subsidies regulations to prevent unfair...

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