IEU TRADE Telegram 9 June 2016


# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Rail equipment imports: halt unfair competition from non-EU countries, urge MEPs
  • European industry urgently needs the Council to unblock trade defence reform, say S&Ds

# TRADE STRATEGY

  • Opinion - A new forward-looking and innovative future strategy on trade and investment - PE 580.516v02-00 - Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • CEEP Opinion on EU Trade Agreements

# AFET COMMITTEE

  • Draft agenda - Monday, 13 June 2016 - Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - PE 584.153v02
  • Draft agenda - Monday, 13 June 2016 - Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - PE 584.153v01

# DLAT COMMITTEE

  • Next meeting - Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly

# TURKEY

  • EP Motion for a resolution on relations between Turkey and the European Union - B8-2016-0689
  • EP discussion: “The struggle for press freedom in Turkey”, Brussels

# RUSSIA

  • Briefing by Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service Igor Artemyev following a meeting of the Government Commission on Monitoring Foreign Investment

# CHINA

  • EU Commission: Answer - Granting market economy status to China - E-002145/2016 
  • EU Commission: Answer - Reorienting European economic policies in response to the slow-down in Chinese growth - E-000554/2016

# VIETNAM

  • EU Commission: Answer - Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam - E-002395/2016 

# TTIP

  • Businesseurope President Emma Marcegaglia discusses TTIP with USTR Michael Froman

# CETA

  • Motion for a resolution on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) - B8-2016-0682
  • IPEX: Luxembourg Parliament on CETA negotiations

# CHILE

  • EP Study - Analysis of the Prospects for Updating the Trade Pillar of the European Union-Chile Association Agreement - PE 535.013 - Committee on International Trade

# WTO

  • WTO Parliamentary Conference annual session: committee mission to Geneva
  • WTO members conduct first review of agricultural export subsidies since Nairobi decision
  • Seychelles accepts protocol amending TRIPS Agreement
  • Azevêdo welcomes ideas on future negotiating work at T20 ‘Trade Dialogues’ event

# UNCTAD

  • UNCTAD - World Investment Report 2016 - launch invitation

# INDICATORS

  • International trade in services - EU trade in services continued to rise strongly in 2015… ... but total surplus down for a second consecutive year

# EU REGISTERS

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Text adopted - Non-objection to a delegated act: regulatory technical standards for the appropriate arrangements, systems and procedures for disclosing market participants conducting market soundings - P8_TA-PROV(2016)0273 - Thursday, 9 June 2016 - Strasbourg - Provisional edition 
  • Draft report - Conclusion of the Agreement between the EU, Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein and the Kingdom of Norway on an EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, the Agreement between the Kingdom of Norway and the EU on a Norwegian Financial Mechanism for the period 2014-2021, the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Kingdom of Norway and the Additional Protocol to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and Iceland - PE 584.163v01-00 - Committee on International Trade 
  • Answer - VP/HR - Current status of EU-Azerbaijan relations - E-002292/2016  
  • Answer - VP/HR - EU-Cuba association agreement - P-002252/2016 
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