INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 14 July 2017


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# TISA: 

  • European Commission services' position paper on the Sustainability Impact Assessment in support of negotiations of the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) +++ 

# BREXIT: 

  • Brexit: trade in goods report debated by Lords - UK Parliament +++ 
  • Experts give evidence to inquiry on Brexit: sanctions policy - UK Parliament +++ 

# CANADA: 

  • EU-Canada relations: EP committee mission to Ottawa +++ 

# USA

  • EU Parliament: EU-US relations on justice and home affairs: committee mission
  • Conférence de presse du Président de la République avec Donald Trump (FR)

# WESTERN BALKANS

  • Europa-Staatsminister Roth: Zukunft des Westbalkans liegt in der EU (DE)
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting with President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić

# TURKEY

  • EESC: Meeting of the EU-Turkey Joint Consultative Committee (JCC)

# WTO

  • Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body

# HYBRID THREATS

  • Norway to join international centre for countering hybrid threats

# INDICATORS

  • May 2017-Euro area international trade in goods surplus €21.4 bn-€4.0 bn surplus for EU28
  • Germany’s Current Account Surplus Does Not Harm Other Countries But Germany Is Nevertheless Breaking EU Rules and Should Try to Stimulate Private Investment by Reforming Corporate Taxation - ifo Institute

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG TRADE
    • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2016/1076 applying the arrangements for products originating in certain states which are part of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States provided for in agreements establishing, or leading to the establishment of, Economic Partnership Agreements
    • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... adding an Annex to Regulation (EU) 2016/1076 applying the arrangements for products originating in certain states which are part of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States provided for in agreements establishing, or leading to the establishment of, Economic Partnership Agreements
  • EEAS
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the ASEAN-EU Plan of Action (2018 – 2022)
    • JOINT COMMUNICATION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL ELEMENTS FOR AN EU STRATEGY ON AFGHANISTAN
  • DG NEAR
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the operational expenditure programme 2017 for evaluation and monitoring for the enlargement and neighbourhood regions to be financed from the general budget of the European Union
    • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION on modifying Decision C (2017) 1096 final on the Special Measure 2017 in favour of Palestine to be financed from the general budget of the Union

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Next AFET Meeting - Committee on Foreign Affairs - Wednesday, 30 August 2017 - Thursday, 31 August 2017

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • CM 3626 2017 INIT Customs Cooperation Working Party (Experts)
  • ST 11275 2017 ADD 1 ANNEX to the Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union within the EU-Turkey Association Council as regards amending Protocol 2 to Decision No 1/98 of the EC-Turkey Association Council on the trade regime for agricultural products
  • Cm 3675 2017 Init ACP Working Party
  • St 11265 2017 Init Commission Decision on the ASEAN-EU Plan for Action (2018-2022) - Endorsement by the Council
  • St 11288 2017 Init 600th meeting of the Export Credits Group on 6 July 2017
  • Cm 3661 2017 Init Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) - Notice of meeting and provisional agenda


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