Press releases

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Following the WTO authorization to levy EU sanctions worth $4 billion on US imports, trade committee Chair Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) made the following statement Tuesday.

Trade Committee MEPs questioned Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, candidate for the trade portfolio, on greener trade, enforcement, China and Mercosur.

The Committee on International Trade is holding a hearing with Commission Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis, candidate for the trade portfolio, on Friday from 13.00-16.00.

The Conference of Presidents (EP President and leaders of political groups) on Tuesday adopted the calendar of hearings of Mairead McGuinness and Valdis Dombrovskis.

German Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

The trade committee strengthened the deterrent effect of EU countermeasures in trade disputes in a vote on Monday.

Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee MEPs reiterate their overwhelming support for the EU position in the talks between the European Union and the UK on their future relationship.

Trade Committee MEPs discussed the effects of the coronavirus crisis on future trade and an overhaul of EU trade priorities with Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan, on Tuesday.

Croatian Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

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Ministers are outlining the priorities of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.

The Committee on International Trade backed the free trade and investment protection agreements between the EU and Vietnam on Tuesday.