Brussels, 19 December 2012
Brussels, 18 December 2012
Brussels, 16 December 2012
Brussels, 12 December 2012
European Commission welcomes the Parliament’s support for closer ties with Central America, Peru and Colombia
Brussels, 11 December 2012
Brussels, 10 December 2012
Brussels, 6 December 2012
EU Trade Commissioner for Trade Karel De Gucht welcomes the merger of the Transatlantic Business Dialogue and the European American Business Council
Brussels, 5 December 2012
EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement: Commissioner De Gucht welcomes Member States’ green light to start negotiations
Brussels, 29 November 2012
Bruxelles, 23 November 2012
Brussels, 9 November 2012
Brussels, 31 October 2012
Brussels, 26 October 2012
Brussels, 11 October 2012
Brussels, 27 September 2012
Brussels, 25 September 2012
The European Commission adopts a proposal to bring Myanmar / Burma back under the so-called 'Everything But Arms' preferential trade regime, following recognition by the international community of the country's recent efforts to improve the political, social and labour environments there.
Brussels, 17 September 2012
Brussels, 6 September 2012
Brussels, 3 September 2012
After 18 years of negotiations, Russia joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as its 156th member.
Brussels, 22 August 2012
Brussels, 20 July 2012
Brussels, 18 July 2012
The EU is the largest provider of Aid for Trade in the world according to a new monitoring report presented by the European Commission on the 9 July 2012.
Brussels, 9 July 2012
Brussels, 4 July 2012
Tegucigalpa (Honduras), 29 Jun 2012
Brussels, 27 June 2012
The EU and South Korea mark the one year anniversary of the implementation of the EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement on 1 July 2012.
Brussels, 27 June 2012
EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht and Indian Commerce Minister Sharma today expressed satisfaction in good progress on negotiations towards EU-India Free Trade Agreement.
Brussels, 26 June 2012
Brussels 26 June 2012
Brussels, 26 June 2012
In its ninth report on potentially trade-restrictive measures - issued just before the G20 Summit - the European Commission identified a clear increase in protectionism around the world.
Brussels, 22 June 2012
Joint statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on Burma-Myanmar
Brussels, 15 June 2012
The EU identifies an increase in protectionism and the European Commission points to a failure by the G20 countries to reducing trade barriers.
Brussels, 6 June 2012
The EU today launched a challenge to Argentina's import restrictions at the World Trade Organisation in Geneva.
Brussels, 25 May 2012
Brussels, 14 May 2012
EU and US certified trusted traders will enjoy lower costs, simplified procedures and greater predictability in their transatlantic activities, as a result of a mutual recognition decision signed 4 May 2012.
Brussels, 04 May 2012
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Deputy Assistant to the President of the United States Michael Froman agreed on an ambitious set of investment principles and openly invite other countries to follow suit.
Brussels, 10 April 2012
Brussels, 4 April 2012
The completion of a scoping paper marks the start of the reparations for negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam
Phnom Penh, 31 March 2012
EU-ASEAN meeting in Phnom Penh set to strengthen trade and investment relations with South-East Asia
Brussels, 29 March 2012
European Commission levels the playing field for European business in international procurement markets
Brussels, 21 March 2012
Together with the US and Japan, the EU formally requests dispute settlement consultations with China in the WTO regarding China's export restrictions on raw materials
Brussels, 13 March 2012
The European Commission welcomes the WTO appeal ruling in the "Boeing case" which confirms that billions of dollars in US subsidies granted to Boeing are illegal under WTO rules.
Brussels, 12 March 2012
Commissioner De Gucht at the European Parliament: State of play on ACTA for the Committee for International Trade
Brussels, 29 February 2012
The European Commission today published its second Trade and Investment Barriers Report, which describes the progress achieved in dismantling barriers to the markets of six strategic economic partners - China, India, Japan, Mercosur, Russia and the US.
Brussels, 27 February 2012
Commissioner De Gucht travels to Moldova and Georgia on 27 and 28 February respectively, to launch negotiations on Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas (DCFTA).
Brussels, 24 February 2012
Brussels, 22 February 2012
The EU launches negotiations on a deep and comprehensive free trade area with Armenia in order to boost economic growth and investment.
Brussels, 20 February 2012
WTO dispute concerning the US calculation practice of so-called "zeroing" in anti-dumping investigations settled
Brussels, 6 February 2012
Brussels, 30 January 2012
A range of proposals to make trade and development instruments work hand-in-hand presented in the Communication "Trade, growth and development"
Brussels, 27 January 2012