IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 13 Feb 2017


Our telegram headlines today*:


# CETA

  • EU Parliament background material on CETA
  • EP Amendments - Motion for a resolution on conclusion of the EU-Canada CETA
  • Transport & Environment: Civil Society Organisations call on Members of Parliament to reject EU-Canada trade deal
  • BUND: CETA schadet Zukunftsfähigkeit der EU. Parlament muss fairen und ökologischen Welthandel gewährleisten
  • Joint Statement from President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - White House

# US RELATIONS

  • Next meeting of the Delegation for relations with the United States
  • General documents - IPMs : European Parliament/US Congress Interparliamentary meetings (IPMs) - Delegation for relations with the United States
  • General documents - Overview : History - Delegation for relations with the United States

# TURKEY

  • EP Opinion - Towards a new trade framework between the EU and Turkey and the modernisation of the Customs Union - PE 595.635v02-00 - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

# SAUDI ARABIA

  • Relations between the EU and Saudi Arabia in the field of security and defence - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

# AFGHANISTAN

  • Afghanistan: EU to sign a cooperation agreement on partnership and development

# IRAN

  • Iran-Geschäft droht noch schwieriger zu werden - DIHK

# RUSSIA

  • President of Russia: Congratulations to Frank-Walter Steinmeier on being elected President of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Dmitry Medvedev meets with Zinaida Greceanii, Chair of the Party of Socialists of the Republic of Moldova

# TISA

  • Minutes of the CSD meeting on the TiSA SIA - Civil Society Dialogue

# RAW MATERIALS

  • New OECD Video - "Trade in Raw Materials"

# SUPPLY CHAINS

  • OECD - New Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains in the Garment and Footwear Sector

# RULES OF ORIGIN

  • ST 5943 2017 INIT Regional Convention on pan-Euro-Mediterranean preferential rules of origin

# TRADE SUSTAINABILITY

  • EP Opinion - EU flagship initiative on the garment sector - PE 593.891v02-00 - Committee on Employment and Social Affairs

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/242 of 10 February 2017 initiating a review of Implementing Regulations (EU) 2016/184 and (EU) 2016/185 (extending the definitive countervailing and anti-dumping duty on imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) originating in or consigned from the People's Republic of China to imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) consigned from Malaysia and Taiwan, whether declared as originating in Malaysia and in Taiwan or not) for the purposes of determining the possibility of granting an exemption from those measures to one Malaysian exporting producer, repealing the anti-dumping duty with regard to imports from that exporting producer and making imports from that exporting producer subject to registration
  • New trade defence investigation initiated R659

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • General documents - Meetings : 21st meeting of the JPC EU-Chile, Santiago de Chile, 12 to 14 November 2015 - Delegation to the EU-Chile Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • General documents - Reports : Delegation visit to Costa Rica and Panama, 28th March to 1st April 2016 - Delegation for relations with the countries of Central America
  • Next Meeting - Delegation for relations with the countries of the Andean Community

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 1562 2017 Init EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA WORKING PARTY (p.m.)
  • Cm 1564 2017 Init EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA WORKING PARTY (p.m.)
  • CM 1572 2017 INIT WORKING PARTY ON ENLARGEMENT AND COUNTRIES NEGOTIATING ACCESSION TO THE EU
  • ST 6189 2017 INIT Joint Communication to the European Parliament and the Council on "A renewed partnership with the countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific" of 22 November 2016 - Certain legal implications of the expiry of the Cotonou Agreement for the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs)
  • ST 6201 2017 INIT 37th Session of the WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications (SCT) (Geneva, 27- 30 March 2017) - Draft EU/Member States statements
  • ST 6209 2017 INIT 33rd Session of WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Geneva, 27 February - 3 March 2017) - Draft EU opening statement and revised table with EU position


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