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Asia & Europe: an enduring and deepening economic relationship

Speech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) Friends of Europe Conference,Brussels, 08 July 2014

Fresh Momentum for a Transatlantic Economic Partnership

Speech given by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at the CDU Wirtschaftsrat Economic Conference 2014, in Berlin, 3 July 2014

Thriving in a global economy

Speech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht at Spirits Europe Event in Brussels, on 25 June 2014

TTIP and the Investment Dimension: What is the State of Play?

Speech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht at the British American Business Event in London, on 24 June 2014

TTIP: Strengthening our Values

Speech given by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at the Wroclaw Global Forum 2014, in Wroclaw, Poland, 6 June 2014

Panel on Freedom and Shared Growth - Freedom and Solidarity Forum - Introductory Remarks

Speech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht in Caen, France, on 5 June 2014

The Paradox of Perfection

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht at the European Business Awards in Athens, Greece, 27 may 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: The Real Debate

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at the European Affairs Committee of the Bundesrat, Berlin, 22 may 2014

EU Trade Policy as a Means to Influence Globalization

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at the Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, 22 May 2014

What we need to make TTIP work

Speech by Commissioner De Gucht at the German Economy Ministry Conference on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, Berlin, 5 May 2014

European Commission welcomes adoption of temporary tariff cuts for Ukrainian exports to the EU

Statement by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, Brussels, 14 April 2014

The future of TTIP

Speech by Commissioner De Gucht in the conference "The Future of Transatlantic Trade", Paris, 10 April

EU trade policy under this Commission's term

Speech by Commissiner De Gucht on EU trade policy under this Commission's term, Brussels, 1 April 2014

ISDS Public Consultation

Statement by Commissioner De Gucht on ISDS public consultation, Brussels, 27 March 2014

An "economic life-line for Ukraine": Temporary tariff cuts for Ukrainian exports to the EU

Statement by Commissioner De Gucht in Strasbourg, 11 March 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Opportunities for Georgia

Speech by Commissioner De Gucht in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 7 March 2014

Ensuring minerals from conflict zones are sourced responsibly

Statement by Commissioner De Gucht, Brussels, 5 March 2014

Opportunities from Globalization for European Companies

Speech by Commissioner De Gucht at the High-level conference "Spain: from Stability to Growth" Bilbao, Spain, 3 March 2014

Full support by all EU governments: Statement by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Statement by Commissioner De Gucht at the press conference after the Informal Foreign Affairs Council/ Trade, Athens, 28 February 2014

The EU is ready when Ukraine is ready: Statement by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on Ukraine

Statement by Commissioner De Gucht at the press conference after the Informal Foreign Affairs Council/ Trade, Athens, 28 February 2014

Making the most of Europe - The EU's common commercial policy as a driver for growth

Speech of Commissioner De Gucht on TTIP, University College of London, European Institute Britain & Europe Series London, UK, 21 February 2014

Stronger Foundations for Europe's Economic Future

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at Trade Policy Conference ,Copenhagen, Denmark, 19 February 2014

Towards the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Stepping up a Gear

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at Atlantic Council,Washington, 18 February 2014

"Stepping up a gear"

Press Statement by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht following the stocktaking meeting with USTR Michael Froman on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) ,Washington, 18 February 2014

Industry Matters Trading our Way to Recovery

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht at Business Europe Day, 28 January 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Where do we stand on the hottest topics in the current debate?

Speech by EU Trade Commissioner De Guch at Atlantikbrücke, Düsseldorf, 22 January 2014