EU-Mercosur deal will have devastating impact on climate, NGOs warn

By |julij 2nd, 2020|agriculture, climate, deforestation, EU-Mercosur, European Commission, France, Jair Bolsonaro, News, Nicholas Hulot, Phil Hogan|

After 20 years of negotiations, the text of the EU-Mercosur deal was concluded between the EU and the Latin American countries of Mercosur on 28 June in Brussels. While the agreement still has to be approved by the European Parliament and Council, farm...

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EU trade chief Hogan says he will not seek to head WTO

By |junij 29th, 2020|News, Phil Hogan, WTO|

European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said on Monday (29 June) he would not seek to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, despite having previously stated he was looking into the possibility.

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Europe leaning toward proposing a single candidate for WTO

By |junij 9th, 2020|Arancha González, News, Phil Hogan, WTO|

A majority of EU member states support agreeing on a single European candidate to succeed Roberto Azevedo as the World Trade Organisation chief, a bid that EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said he is considering.

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EU trade commissioner Hogan mulling candidacy for WTO chief

By |junij 1st, 2020|Ireland, News, Phil Hogan, Von der Leyen Commission, World Trade Organisation|

European trade commissioner Phil Hogan is considering putting his name forward as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization, his spokesman said on Sunday (31 May).

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EU seeks trade truce with US amid virus crisis

By |maj 13th, 2020|coronavirus, Donald Trump, News, Phil Hogan, Robert Lighthizer, tariffs, trade wars, United States|

The EU's top trade official hopes the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic will spur efforts to heal US trade ties, bogged down in a tit-for-tat tariff feud.

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UK to blame hard Brexit on COVID-19, warns EU trade chief

By |maj 8th, 2020|Brexit, coronavirus recovery plan, News, Phil Hogan, post-Brexit trade|

The United Kingdom is preparing to walk away from trade talks with the EU and blame the impasse on the coronavirus pandemic, EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said on Thursday (7 May)

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Amid COVID-19 recession concerns, US aircraft tariffs come into effect

By |marec 18th, 2020|Airbus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, EU-US trade, News, Phil Hogan, US tariffs, US-EU trade, USA, WTO|

The Trump administration enacted its planned duty rate increase for aircraft imported from the EU on Wednesday (18 March), amid the continuing spread of COVID-19 and fears of a subsequent recession. These measures will increase the rate from 10 to 15%,...

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Brussels’ anti-climate-dumping tool in the spotlight

By |februar 28th, 2020|carbon border tax, Kadri Simson, News, Paolo Gentiloni, Phil Hogan, Thierry Breton|

EU trade and industry ministers weighed into a discussion on a carbon border tax on Thursday (27 February), as the bloc’s internal market chief said the tariff will be ready to deploy “as soon as possible”.

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Trump: Time to negotiate ‘very seriously’ with EU on trade

By |februar 11th, 2020|Airbus, car tariffs, Donald Trump, News, Phil Hogan, Robert Lighthizer, Steel, tariffs, trade wars, Ursula von der Leyen|

President Donald Trump said Monday (10 February) the time has come to pursue trade negotiations with the European Union which he said imposes "incredible" barriers to US goods.

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EU trade chief Hogan returns to Washington as auto tariffs loom

By |februar 6th, 2020|car tariffs, EU, News, Phil Hogan, trade war, US|

European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan returned to Washington on Thursday (6 Febrero) for talks with US counterpart Robert Lighthizer designed to improve transatlantic ties as the threat of auto tariffs looms.

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