IEU TRADE Telegram 18 July 2016


# FAC

  • Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council on 18 July 2016
  • Main results
    • Fight against terrorism
    • Turkey
    • EU strategy on China
    • Informal discussion of EU ministers with John Kerry, US secretary
  • Remarks by the High-Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs Council
  • Außenminister Steinmeier bei EU-Außenrat
  • La France: Lutte contre le terrorisme : "Les Européens doivent faire preuve d’une plus grande solidarité"

# TURKEY

  • EU Statements on the situation in Turkey
  • EU Council supports the legitimate institutions and the rule of law in Turkey
  • EU Council conclusions on Turkey on 18 July 2016
  • Foreign affairs MEPs to debate attempted coup in Turkey
  • Turkey: Statement by Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament
  • Pittella: S&D condemns coup attempt in Turkey but restoration of full democracy and rule of law still needed
  • ALDE leader Verhofstadt: “Death penalty will only lead to an  end of the talks with Turkey"
  • EU-Abgeordnete Martina Michels (DIE LINKE) zur Türkei: Putschversuche sind das Gift, das Erdoğans Demokratieabbau nur beschleunigt
  • Updated: TURKEY: OECD economic survey released
  • DIHK: Türkei: Die Aussichten haben sich bereits eingetrübt

# SERBIA

  • EU Intergovernmental Conference (IGC) on Serbia - Press conference 
  • Third meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at Ministerial level
  • S&D Group welcomes opening of new chapters in Serbia’s accession process

# CHINA

  • Customs: EU, China and Hong Kong agree to expand the Smart and Secure Trade Lanes (SSTL) Pilot Project
  • EU Council conclusions on EU strategy on China
  • St 11252 2016 Init EU Strategy on China - Council conclusions (18 July 2016)
  • St 11319 2016 Init Draft Council conclusions EU Strategy on China
  • St 11319 2016 Cor 1 Corrected Draft Council conclusions EU Strategy on China
  • ST 10851 2016 REV 1 Revised Draft Council conclusions EU Strategy on China
  • European solar industry warns Commission against Market Economy Status for China
  • European bicycle manufacturers tell Commission “MES for China is not automatic”

# INDONESIA

  • EU and Indonesia Launch Bilateral Trade Talks
  • St 10979 2016 Rev 1 ASEAN: launch of bilateral FTA negotiations with Indonesia - Authorisation

# TTIP

  • Joint press conference by HRVP Federica MOGHERINI and US Secretary of State John KERRY
  • EU Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis visits the United States
  • DG FISMA: Upgrade of EU-US financial regulatory cooperation
  • Remarks by Vice-President Dombrovskis at the Atlantic Council
  • The inclusion of financial services in EU free trade and association agreements: Effects on money laundering, tax evasion and avoidance - European Parliamentary Research Service

# CETA

  • Businesseurope: Letter on CETA to President Tusk

# GCC

  • EU/Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Joint Council and Ministerial Meeting- Press conference
  • Co-Chairs' Statement - 25th EU-GCC Joint Council and Ministerial Meeting

# SMUGGLING

  • Fighting the illicit trade in tobacco products requires a joint global effort: EU Council calls on international partners to sign anti-smuggling UN treaty

# UNCTAD 14

  • DG Trade: UNCTAD XIV Statement on behalf of the EU
  • UNCTAD 14 - The way ahead for an international investment court - Blog post ny EU trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström
  • United Nations Secretary-General warns that trade slowdown threatens global development, as President of Kenya opens UNCTAD 14
  • WTO DG Azevêdo at UNCTAD 14: ‘International organisations must help drive change’

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1160 of 15 July 2016 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of sodium cyclamate originating in the People's Republic of China and Indonesia following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1225/2009
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/1159 of 15 July 2016 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of sodium cyclamate originating in the People's Republic of China and produced by Fang Da Food Additive (Shen Zhen)

# EU REGISTERS

# EU COMMISSION

  • JOINT STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Taking forward the EU's Comprehensive Approach to external conflicts and crises - Action Plan 2016-17
  • JOINT STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Progress Report on the implementation of the EU's Comprehensive Approach to external conflicts and crises Action Plan 2015
  • Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on certain procedures for applying the Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and Kosovo* of the other part
  • Décision d'exécution de la Commission concernant la mesure spéciale en faveur de l'Ukraine pour l'année 2016 relative à la lutte contre la corruption et au soutien aux réformes essentielles, à financer sur le budget général de l’Union européenne

# EU COUNCIL

  • CM 3548 2016 REV 1 - Working Party on Customs Union
  • ST 10844 2016 REV 1 Selection Procedure for a EU-candidate for the Key Management Functions in the World Customs Organisation
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