IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 15 May 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 


# EEA & EFTA: 

  • Agenda of the European Economic Area Council on 16 May 2017 +++ 

# FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL: 

  • Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council on 15 May 2017 +++ 
  • Agenda of the Foreign Affairs Council 19 May 2017 +++ 

# CHINA

  • Remarks by Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission at the High Level Dialogue Session of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation
  • Speech by Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission at the Leaders' Roundtable of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation
  • DG Azevêdo visits Beijing to discuss trade and infrastructure - WTO
  • EU Commission Answer - Anti-dumping measures against imports of Chinese steel - E-001518/2017
  • SPD: „Neue Seidenstraße“: Kooperation mit China nicht um jeden Preis - Chinesisches Investitions-Projekt muss Bedingungen erfüllen (DE)
  • DIHK: China-Geschäft: Schranken wären der falsche Weg (DE)

# JAPAN

  • EU Commission Answer - EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement - E-001071/2017

# VIETNAM

  • EU Commission Answer - Lesser duty rule in the EU-Vietnam trade agreement - P-001672/2017

# RUSSIA

  • EU Commission Answer - Extension of measures necessitated by the Russian import ban - P-001998/2017
  • EU-Russia Forum - European Union Institute for Security Studies
  • Russian Government: Measures to prevent, identify and stop suspicious financial transactions by foreign trade participants
  • Russian Government: Approval of the draft CIS Agreement on the joint use of the experimental facilities at Kazakhstan Tokamak for Material Testing

# TURKEY

  • EU Commission Answer - Contingency measures in the event of suspension of the EU-Turkey Statement - E-000751/2017
  • EU Commission Answer - President Erdogan in office until 2029 - E-000535/2017

# WESTERN SAHARA

  • EU Commission Answer - VP/HR - Illegal exploitation of resources in Western Sahara - E-009399/2016
  • EU Commission Answer - VP/HR - European companies investing in Western Sahara - E-000816/2017

# CENTRAL ASIA

  • Main results of the EU-Tajikistan Cooperation on 15 May 2017

# EGYPT

  • EP Oral question - Minor interpellation - VP/HR - The conclusion of EU-Egypt Partnership Priorities - O-2017-000036

# MYANMAR / BURMA

  • EU strengthens humanitarian support for Myanmar/Burma, calls for greater aid access

# TRADE FACILITATION

  • EU Commission Answer - EIB support for businesses in Export Processing Zones - E-000480/2017

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Trade Defence Statistics covering the first month of 2017

# TRADE SUSTAINABILITY

  • EU at a crossroads: time to step up on social progress and fair trade - European Economic and Social Committee

# EU COMISSION REGISTER

  • DG TAXUD
    • Proposition de règlement du Conseil modifiant le règlement (UE) nº 1387/2013 portant suspension des droits autonomes du tarif douanier commun sur certains produits agricoles et industriels
    • Proposition de règlement du Conseil modifiant le règlement (UE) nº 1388/2013 portant ouverture et mode de gestion de contingents tarifaires autonomes de l’Union pour certains produits agricoles et industriels
    • REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the implementation of Council Regulation (EU) No 608/2013
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION authorising the United Kingdom to apply reduced levels of taxation to motor fuels consumed on the islands of the Inner and Outer Hebrides, the Northern Isles, the islands in the Clyde and the Isles of Scilly, in accordance with Article 19 of Directive 2003/96/EC
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the signature of a EU-China Strategic Framework for Customs Cooperation
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the position to be adopted on behalf of the European Union in the ESA-EU Customs Cooperation Committee on a derogation from the rules of origin laid down in Protocol 1 to the Interim Agreement establishing a framework for an Economic Partnership Agreement between the Eastern and Southern Africa States, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, to take account of the special situation of the Eastern and Southern Africa States with regard to preserved tuna and tuna loins
  • DG TRADE
    • Avis d'ouverture d’un réexamen intermédiaire partiel des mesures antidumping applicables aux importations d’accessoires de tuyauterie filetés, moulés, en fonte malléable, originaires de la République populaire de Chine et de Thaïlande
  • DG NEAR
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION modifying Commission Implementing Decision C(2015)5272 final of 22 July 2015 on the ENI East Regional Action Programme 2015 Part 2 to be financed from the general budget of the European Union

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Amendments 1 - 162 - EU political relations with ASEAN - PE 604.602v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Amendments 001-002 - Implementation of the Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Korea - A8-0123/2017(001-002)
  • Amendments 1 - 22 - Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Political Dialogue and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Cuba, of the other - PE 604.500v01-00 - Committee on Development
  • Amendments 27 - 152 - Setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering, technical assistance and transit of dual-use items (recast) - PE 604.629v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Video of a plenary debate - Evaluation of external aspects of customs performance and management as a tool to facilitate trade and fight illicit trade - Monday, 15 May 2017 - 21:20 - Strasbourg
  • General documents - PAC Recommendations : 1st EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee meeting - Recommendations 2015 - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • General documents - PAC Recommendations : 2nd EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee meeting - Recommendations 2016 - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • General documents - PAC Recommendations : 3rd EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee meeting - Recommendations 2015 - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • General documents - PAC Recommendations : 4th EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee meeting - Recommendations 2015 - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee
  • General documents - PAC Recommendations : 5th EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee meeting - Recommendations 2017 - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Africa Working Party
  • ACP Working Party


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