EU, Canada agree first workaround to avoid US block on WTO judges

By |julij 26th, 2019|CETA, Donald Trump, EU-Canada, News, trade, transatlantic relations, WTO, WTO reform|

Canada and the European Union announced a deal on Thursday (25 July) to stop their trade disputes falling into limbo at the World Trade Organization, where a US block on appointments of judges will paralyse the world's top trade court from December.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU, Canada agree first workaround to avoid US block on WTO judges

Top arbitration lawyer: CETA’s arbitration mechanism reflects international agreements

By |julij 24th, 2019|Canada, CETA, France, free trade agreement, international arbitration, News|

Louis Degos, an international arbitration lawyer, spoke to EURACTIV France about the French National Assembly's ratification of CETA, the EU-Canada free trade agreement, which, in case of disputes, would resort to the use of often confidential arbitrat...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Top arbitration lawyer: CETA’s arbitration mechanism reflects international agreements

EU and Canada are the world’s new best friends

By |julij 19th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, CETA, Donald Tusk, EU-Canada summit, France, free trade agreement, Germany, Justin Trudeau, Montréal, News|

The EU-Canada summit focused on the free trade agreement (CETA), saving the WTO and doubling investments in research and development for the energy transition. However, the meeting was more symbolic, confirming that Canada, rather than the US, is now t...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU and Canada are the world’s new best friends

Over a Coffee with Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU

By |junij 5th, 2019|Canada, CETA, News|

Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU joins EURACTIV's Brian Maguire to talk over a coffee about the relationship between the the EU and Canada, where it is today and what it could look like in the future.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Over a Coffee with Daniel Costello, Canadian Ambassador to the EU

Commission gives go-ahead to Italy’s milk plan, anticipates new EU cap for state aid

By |februar 20th, 2019|CETA, de minimis, FTAs, Gian Marco Centinaio, Lega, milk, News, pecorino, Phil Hogan, sheep milk, State aid, trade policy|

Support measures to help sheep milk prices recover are not state aid, said Italy’s Minister Centinaio after a meeting with EU Commissioner Hogan, who prepared the ground for increasing the ceilings up to which agriculture state aid can be provided.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission gives go-ahead to Italy’s milk plan, anticipates new EU cap for state aid

EU’s top lawyer blesses CETA’s investment court system

By |januar 29th, 2019|CETA, EU court of Justice, ISDS, Multilateral Investment Court, News|

The new system to settle disputes between states and private investors included in the EU-Canada trade agreement is compatible with EU law, the EU Court’s advocate general concluded on Tuesday (29 January), dismissing previous concerns.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s top lawyer blesses CETA’s investment court system

Inclusion of Paris Agreement in CETA at risk

By |oktober 8th, 2018|CETA, News, Paris Agreement|

France wants to make compliance with the Paris Agreement on climate a precondition to signing European trade agreements. However, this is an issue where France is struggling to get the other 27 members to make progress on. EURACTIV France reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Inclusion of Paris Agreement in CETA at risk

Canada and EU add climate clause to trade pact

By |september 28th, 2018|Canada, CETA, Donald Trump, Emmanueal Macron, EU-Canada, France, Green trade, News|

In a move that underscored Donald Trump’s isolation on trade and climate change, the two major economies inserted a reference to the Paris Agreement into CETA. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Canada and EU add climate clause to trade pact

Commission proposes to redistribute beef quota to please the US

By |september 3rd, 2018|beef, CETA, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, EU-US trade relations, News|

The European Commission proposed on Monday (9 September) a redistribution of the existing quota for hormone-free beef in order to address longstanding demands from the US to increase its exports within the agreed limits.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission proposes to redistribute beef quota to please the US

Italy threatens to block CETA ratification

By |junij 14th, 2018|Canada, CETA, Italy, News, trade, Wallonia|

Italy will not ratify the free trade agreement with Canada as it does not sufficiently protect the country's food specialties, Italian Agriculture Minister Gian Marco Centinaio said in an interview on Thursday (14 June).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy threatens to block CETA ratification