IEU TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 20 June 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# TURKEY: 

  • EPP: Call for a freeze in Turkish EU accession talks +++ 
  • S&Ds win majority calling on member states to suspend Turkey accession talks if constitutional reforms go ahead unchanged +++ 

# SINGAPORE: 

  • EEAS: EU-Singapore Senior Officials' Meeting +++ 

# USA

  • Commissioner Andriukaitis visits the United States on 20-23 June

# WESTERN BALKANS

  • Ninth meeting of the Accession Conference with Montenegro at ministerial level Luxembourg, 20 June 2017
  • EU-Montenegro Stabilisation and Association Council, 20 June 2017
  • Sixth meeting of the Accession Conference with Serbia at ministerial level Luxembourg, 20 June 2017

# UKRAINE

  • Ukrainian President on the results of the meeting with the U.S. President: We received strong support from the U.S.
  • Meeting between the Presidents of Ukraine and USA: USA to prolong the validity of sanctions against Russia
  • Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko - White House.gov
  • Remarks by President Trump and President Poroshenko of Ukraine - White House.gov

# CUBA

  • S&D: Human rights crucial to evaluation of new EU-Cuba agreement
  • S&Ds lead coalition giving consent to the first ever EU-Cuba agreement

# SUPPLY CHAINS

  • EEB: European supermarkets need to use their market power to stop injustices in their supply chain

# TRADE AGREEMENTS

  • Trade and Sustainable Development chapters in EU Trade Agreements - How to make a real impact? - European Economic and Social Committee

# TRADE & WOMEN

  • Are EU exports gender-blind? Some key features of women participation in exporting activities in the EU
  • Speech: Trade matters to women; women matter to trade
  • Trade, empowering women - Blog post by Cecilia Malmström

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Multilateral trade rules prove once more their effectiveness against unfairly high tariffs for EU exports
  • DG Trade: Notice concerning the Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1328 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain cold rolled flat steel products originating in the People’s Republic of China and the Russian Federation: name change of one company subject to an individual anti-dumping duty rate
  • EuroparlTV Video - Tackling trade dumping
  • Graswander-Hainz: Handelsausschuss schützt Europas Industrie vor Dumping - Sozialdemokraten setzen starke Maßnahmen gegen Dumping und unfaire Handelspraktiken durch
  • Trade vote aims at protecting against dumped and subsidised EU imports - Only effective trade defence instruments will restore level playing field

# WTO

  • WTO: Members debate cyber security and chemicals at technical barriers to trade committee

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG TRADE
    • Avis concernant les mesures antidumping en vigueur applicables aux importations, dans l’Union, d’articles en céramique pour la table et la cuisine originaires de la République populaire de Chine: changement du nom d’une société soumise au taux de droit antidumping établi pour les sociétés ayant coopéré non retenues dans l’échantillon
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... imposing a definitive countervailing duty on imports of certain stainless steel bars and rods originating in India following an expiry review under Article 18 of Regulation (EU) 2016/1037 of the European Parliament and the Council
  • FPI
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... amending for the 269th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... amending for the 269th time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations
    • Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 329/2007
    • Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 329/2007

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Draft agenda - Monday, 26 June 2017 - PE 606.213v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Amendments 1 - 157 - Arms export: implementation of Common Position 2008/944/CFSP - PE 606.106v01-00 - Committee on Foreign Affairs

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 3233 2017 Init Trade Policy Committee (Services and Investment) - Notice of meeting and provisional agenda
  • Cm 3306 2017 Init Africa Working Party (Directors)


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