IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 24 Jan 2017

Our telegram headlines today*:


  • Speech: The future of EU trade policy - EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström at the Bruegel Lunch Talk, in Brussels
  • Trade and development – how EU commercial policy helps fight poverty overseas - Blog post by Cecilia Malmström 
  • Deutsche Bank Research: Coping with mixed feelings: What future for European trade policy?


  • CETA: Trade Committee MEPs back EU-Canada agreement
  • EU Commission Answer - Impact of the cooperation agreement with Canada - E-008163/2016
  • EPP: CETA: sharing values, shaping growth
  • CETA can open the way to fairer trade agreements. We won’t turn our back on citizens’ concerns, say leading S&Ds
  • ALDE on CETA: With President Trump, it is now more important than ever that we forge alliances with Canada
  • EU-Abgeordneter LAMBSDORFF (ALDE/FDP): CETA ist wichtiges Signal gegen Protektionismus
  • ECR: EP trade committee gives CETA green light
  • CETA passes committee vote, GUE/NGL calls on MEPs to reject it in plenary
  • Die Grünen: Handelsausschuss stimmt für CETA: Dieses Abkommen ist noch lange nicht in trockenen Tüchern
  • Ausschuss im EU-Parlament stimmt für CETA-Abkommen - foodwatch


  • President Trump Takes Action: Signs Series of Presidential Memoranda Dealing With Dealing with Trade and Other Issues - US Mission Geneva 
  • EU-Abgeordneter Theurer (ALDE/FDP): EU sollte Einstieg in das Transpazifische Abkommen TPP prüfen


  • Minister for Foreign Affairs presents priorities of the Maltese Presidency of the EU at the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Maltese Presidency to work to ensure that the EU remains a leader in international trade and a major competitive global player


  • EU Commission Answer - Modernising the Mexico-EU association agreement - E-008745/2016


  • EU Commission Answer - Application in the EU of the rules on labelling of products from Israeli settlements - E-007241/2016


  • EuroCommerce: SCI – Year 3 – keeping momentum and bringing change


  • Led by the S&Ds, the EU is a step closer to eliminating conflict minerals from its market


  • EU COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/109 of 23 January 2017 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain aluminium road wheels originating in the People's Republic of China following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 of the European Parliament and of the Council


  • UNCTAD: 'Make trade facilitation a reality': officials meet at the first UNCTAD-hosted forum to prepare for new global trade facilitation agreement


  • Next Meeting - Delegation for relations with the Federative Republic of Brazil
  • Next meeting : - Delegation for relations with Mercosur
  • General documents - Egypt : Interparliamentary meeting in Egypt 31 October - 2 November 2016 - Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries


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