IEU TRADE Telegram 20 May 2016


# TURKEY

  • Joint statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on today's decision on Turkish Parliament on the lifting of parliamentary immunity20/05/2016
  • Updated Draft Agenda and background brief of the Foreign Affairs Council, 23/05/2016
  • EU Commission: Motion for a resolution on the inefficacy of the EU-Turkey Agreement - B8-2016-0561 
  • Turkish Parliament becomes sidekick of Erdoğan – GUE/NGL
  • Bundesregierunng: Sorge über zunehmende Polarisierung
  • Das EU-Türkei-Abkommen wirkt - Bundesregierung

# CENTRAL AMERICA

  • EESC: 6th meeting of the EU Advisory Group for the EU-Central America Association Agreement

# MEXICO

  • High Representative / Vice-President Mogherini visits Mexico on 24-25 May

# TTIP

  • EESC: Do we need an energy chapter in the TTIP?

# TUNISIA

  • Further macro-financial aid to Tunisia [EU Legislation in Progress] - European Parliamentary Research Service 

# RUSSIA

  • NATO-Außenministertreffen in Brüssel: Steinmeier wirbt für erneutes Treffen des NATO-Russland-Rats

# SOUTH KOREA

  • Missions - INTA mission to Seoul, Republic of Korea - Committee on International Trade

# CHINA

  • EU-China Round Table at EESC: Joint statement on innovation, rural development, 'One Belt, One Road' and investment – EESC
  • China lifts its temporary restrictions on imports of spirits
  • EU-ISS: China’s rise: the view from South Korea
  • EU-ISS: China’s rise: the view from Singapore

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Transparency in anti-dumping cases – Blog post by Cecilia Malmström
  • EPP on Non-Tariff Barriers

# GARMENT INITIATIVE

  • Exchange of views on EU Garment Initiative, 23 May 2016 at 15.00 - Committee on International Trade

# ENLARGEMENT

  • EPC POLICY DIALOGUE EU enlargement and the Berlin Process - What role for civil society?  
  • Eastern Partnership Ministerial Meeting - European Economic and Social Committee

# WTO

  • WTO: EU appeals panel report in biodiesel dispute with Argentina

# UNCITRAL

  • Procurement Week 2016: Bootcamp: "EU Directives: Modernisation, Flexibility & Simplification"

# INDICATORS

  • First estimate for March 2016 - EU28 current account surplus €17.6 bn - €13.2 bn surplus for trade in services

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the Union position to be adopted in the Joint Committee established by the Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Indonesia, of the other part, on adopting the Joint Committee's rules of procedure, and setting up specialised working groups

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Answer - Customs duty on goods from the West Bank - E-001904/2016 
  • Answer - Transaction charges - E-001853/2016
  • Answer - Palm oil in the sustainable development chapter in TTIP - E-001998/2016 
  • Answer - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): calling for an end to the negotiations - E-000995/2016 
  • Amendments 1 - 270 - The EU relations with Tunisia in the current regional context - PE 580.794v03-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Motion for a resolution Proposition de résolution sur les conséquences du référendum néerlandais sur l’accord d’association avec l’Ukraine - B8-2016-0563
  • Motion for a resolution on the inefficacy of the EU-Turkey Agreement - B8-2016-0561
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