IEU TRADE Telegram 31 Oct 2016




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# CETA

  • Updated: EU and Canada sign CETA
  • EU-Canada Summit- Press conference
  • 16th EU-Canada summit - Joint declaration
  • Canadian Government: Canada and EU sign historic trade agreement during EU-Canada Summit
  • EU-Canada summit: newly signed trade agreement sets high standards for global trade
  • Remarks by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the joint press conference with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, following the EU-Canada Summit
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk at the 16th EU-Canada summit
  • Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini upon arrival to the European Union-Canada summit
  • Signing our trade agreement with Canada -  blog post by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström 
  • Martin Schulz on the EU-Canada Summit
  • EU Commission Memo on EU–Canada Summit: An historic juncture in our political and economic partnership
  • Eurostat: EU – Canada Summit-Record EU surplus in trade in goods with Canada of €7 billion in 2015, but surplus for trade in services at its lowest point
  • ALDE welcomes CETA and hopes this sets standards for future agreements
  • Die Grünen zur CETA-Unterzeichnung: Noch große Hürden im EU-Parlament und nationalen Parlamenten
  • Empörung über Oettinger und Merkel - SPD
  • GUE/NGL: Commissioner Oettinger not fit for EU public office
  • CEPS on CETA’s signature: 38 statements, a joint interpretative instrument and an uncertain future
  • Bruegel on CETA: The Wallonian Resistance
  • BDI: Hängepartie um CETA endlich beendet
  • BUND: Ceta für ökologisch und sozial ausgerichteten Handel unnötig

# UKRAINE

  • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in the Association Committee in Trade configuration established by the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Ukraine, of the other in relation to the update of Annexes XXI-A to XXI-P on regulatory approximation in the area of public procurement
  • Visa Liberalisation Ukraine - Committee on Foreign Affairs

# BELARUS

  • UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR LISTS CATALOGUE OF RIGHTS BREACHES IN BELARUS

# TURKEY

  • EP Working document - Towards a new trade framework between the EU and Turkey to enhance bilateral trade relations and modernise the Customs Union - PE 592.291v01-00 - Committee on International Trade

# CHINA

  • WTO: China blocks US panel request in dispute over raw materials
  • WTO: Members continue to voice concerns about rising use of safeguards, particularly on steel
  • WTO: Chair cites “discouragingly low” compliance with WTO subsidy notification requirements
  • Bundeswirtschaftsminister Gabriel reist nach China und zur Asien-Pazifik-Konferenz (APK) nach Hongkong
  • DIHK: Mit Chinas Umstrukturierung sind viele Chancen verbunden

# TAIWAN

  • Staatssekretärin Gleicke reist zur Unterstützung des sächsischen Mikroelektronik-Clusters nach Taiwan

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Notice concerning the anti-dumping measures in force in respect of imports of certain prepared or preserved citrus fruits (namely mandarins, etc.) originating in the People’s Republic of China: modification of the name of a company subject to the cooperating exporting producers’ anti-dumping duty
  • New trade defence investigation initiated AD585a

# EP INTA COMMITTEE

  • EP Draft agenda - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - Thursday, 10 November 2016 - PE 592.445v01-00 - Committee on International Trade

# EP AFET COMMITTEE

  • EP Draft agenda - Monday, 7 November 2016 - Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - PE 593.820v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • EP Draft agenda - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - PE 593.825v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs

# EU REGISTERS

## EU COMMISSION
  • Latest documents by DG TRADE
  • Latest documents by DG NEAR
## EU PARLIAMENT
  • EP Amendments 1 - 40 - An integrated European Union policy for the Arctic - PE 592.284v01-00 - Committee on Regional Development
  • EP Amendments 1 - 43 - Extension of the provisions of the EC-Uzbekistan Partnership and Cooperation Agreement to bilateral trade in textiles - PE 592.254v01-00 - Committee on International Trade
## EU COUNCIL
  • CM 4636 2016 INIT Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) - Notice of meeting and provisional agenda
  • CM 4629 2016 INIT Asia Oceania Working Party (Capitals)
  • ST 13829 2016 INIT World Customs Organization: 16th Meeting of the Administrative Committee for the Istanbul Convention, 14-15 November 2016 - Written Coordination
  • ST 13623 2016 REV 1 - 18th Session of WIPO Committee on Development and Intellectual Property (CDIP) (Geneva, 31 October - 4 November 2016) - Revised draft EU/Member States' statements
  • ST 13038 2016 INIT Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Federative Republic of Brazil pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedule of the Republic of Croatia in the course of its accession to the European Union
  • ST 13037 2016 INIT COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Federative Republic of Brazil pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedule of the Republic of Croatia in the course of its accession to the European Union
  • ST 13036 2016 INIT COUNCIL DECISION on the signing, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Federative Republic of Brazil pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedule of the Republic of Croatia in the course of its accession to the European Union

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