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Trade BarriersEU-US Trade: Investment screening and export control

EU and US call for appropriate enforcement mechanisms of their investment screening mechanisms.

Trade BarriersTrade Defence Instruments and EU anti-dumping measures – November 2021 update

The European Commission has published a report on EU's defence measures against unfair trade practices.

Trade & Sector NewsDefinitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminium products from China

Commission adopts definitive anti-dumping measures on imports of flat-rolled aluminium products from China and suspends their application temporarily for 9 months.

Trade BarriersSafeguard measure prolonged for imports of steel products

The European Commission decided to prolong the safeguard measure currently in place on imports of certain steel products.

Trade BarriersPublic consultation on the mid-term evaluation of the Union Customs Code (UCC)

The consultation is open until 19th July.

Trade & Sector NewsFree Trade Agreements – overview June 2021

The article gives an overview on current treaties and FTAs.

Trade & Sector NewsCETA factsheet and guides: April 2021 update

Find out more about the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

Trade BarriersAnti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium extrusions from China

The anti-dumping duties imposed range from 21.2% to 32.1%.

Trade BarriersLetter on the safeguard measures against imports of certain steel products

While the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted Europe’s technologies industries in 2020, production levels are now increasing and are expected to continue to do so as…

Trade & Sector NewsPosition Paper on the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Our lobbying partner Orgalim is convinced of the benefits for Europe of rules-based free trade, including an effective framework at the multilateral level such as the…

Trade BarriersUnion Customs Code (UCC): New advance cargo risk management platform

In its first phase, ICS2 will focus on postal and express consignments coming to or through the EU by air, before eventually being applied to all modes of cargo…

Trade BarriersEU and U.S. agree to suspend all tariffs linked to the Airbus and Boeing disputes

On 5th March, the EU and U.S. agreed to suspend all retaliatory tariffs on EU and U.S. exports imposed in the Airbus and Boeing disputes for a four-month period.

Trade & Sector NewsMarket access offers of the EU-China investment agreement

The Commission has published the schedules of commitments agreed under the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI), concluded in principle on 30 December…

Trade BarriersDual-use items: interinstitutional agreement approved

The reviewed rules will govern the export of dual-use goods (software and technology such as high-performance computers, drones and certain chemicals that can have…

Trade BarriersEU Single Window Environment for Customs

The objective is to modernise and streamline customs controls, notably by making it easier for different authorities involved in goods clearance to exchange electronic…

Trade BarriersNew complaints system for reporting market access barriers

The complaints procedure is open to Member States, individual companies, business/trade associations, civil society organisations and citizens from the EU.

Trade BarriersTrade Defence Instruments / EU anti-dumping measures

Overview on current trade defense instruments.

Trade BarriersUS-Punitive Duties

Enclosed you find the latest list of the articles affected by punitive tariffs by the American customs authorities.