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.

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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.

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ECJ isn’t the right actor to make political choices related to trade deals

By |februar 22nd, 2018|CETA, EU-Canada, EU-Morocco, EU-US trade relations, European Court of Justice, fisheries partnership agreement, News, trade deal, TTIP|

Trade deals should focus on opening up trade and should not be overloaded with all kinds of other purposes. And when politics does sneak into trade deals, it should be left to the elected politicians and not to judges, writes Pieter Cleppe.

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CETA goes live, but not without foes

By |september 20th, 2017|CETA, EU-Canada, investment court, ISDS, Multilateral Investment Court, News|

On Thursday (21 September), the EU-Canada trade agreement enters provisionally into force, sparking a rehash of old claims.

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Europe braces for CETA, attacks its legality in top EU court

By |september 8th, 2017|animal welfare, Belgium, CETA, envirnmental impacts, EU-Canada, food standards, France, free trade agreement, free trade agreements, health impacts, News, single market for food|

Two weeks before the EU-Canada trade agreement enters into force, France evaluates its environmental and health impacts and Belgium challenges the agreement in the European Court of Justice. EURACTIV France reports.

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A stinky matter: Canada’s cheese quota settlement upsets EU dairy farmers

By |avgust 24th, 2017|CETA, cheese, cheese quota, EU-Canada, food and agriculture, News, Trade agreement|

Canada’s federal government has finalised the details of an additional import quota that will allow 18,500 tonnes of European cheese to enter Canada, but EU dairy producers aren't happy. EURACTIV Italy reports.

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Canada ratification upsets Macron’s promises on CETA

By |maj 26th, 2017|Belgium, Canada, CETA, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Canada, France, free trade, G7, Justin Trudeau, News|

Canada’s ratification of CETA on 17 May opens the door to a provisional application of the free trade agreement in the coming weeks. But it places Emmanuel Macron’s promise to establish an expert committee to evaluate the impact of the deal on shaky ground. EURACTIV France reports.

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