IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 29 March 2017


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# TRADE DEFENCE: 

  • EU Trade Commissioner Malmström Speech: A progressive trade policy in a protectionist age +++ 
  • Open and fair trade needs effective trade defence instruments - EESC calls on Commissioner Malmström +++ 

# U.S. RELATIONS: 

  • EU Commissioner Jourová on official visit to Washington D.C +++ 
  • Potential for UK-US trade deal examined - UK Parliament +++ 

# TUNISIA

  • DG Trade Report of the Online Public Consultation on a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with Tunisia

# UKRAINE

  • Remarks of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the EPP Congress “The Future of Europe”
  • President made a phone call to the President of Poland
  • Polish MFA statement on the shelling of Poland’s Consulate General in Lutsk

# RUSSIA

  • UN Experts on Russia: “Immediately release detained peaceful protesters

# LEAGUE OF ARAB STATES

  • Speech by the High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the opening session of the 28th Summit of the League of Arab States

# WCO

  • Swede Lars Karlsson is EU candidate in election of new WCO Secretary General

# INDICATORS

  • Eurostat: International trade in goods in 2016 - A third of EU trade with the United States and China - At Member State level, trade within the EU largely prevails though

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • EEAS
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Protocol 3 to the EEA Agreement, concerning products referred to in Article 8(3)(b) of the Agreement
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms (Budget Line 02.03.01 Internal Market and Budget line 02.03.04 Internal Market Governance Tools)
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms (Budget Line 12.02.01 Implementation and development of the single market for financial services)
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Protocol 31 to the EEA Agreement, on cooperation in specific fields outside the four freedoms (Budget Line 33.02.03.01 Company Law)

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Latest news - Next meeting - Delegation for relations with Palestine
  • General documents - EP-Resolutions : EP-resolutions on Palestine 2009-2014 - Delegation for relations with Palestine
  • General documents - Reports : Reports - 7 Legislature - 2009-2014 - Delegation for relations with Palestine


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