Is the COVID-19 crisis an opportunity for fairer global trade?

By |april 30th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, developing countries, fair trade, global trade, News, Peter Altmaier, supply chains, trade|

Global value chains are particularly impacted by the pandemic. Could a European supply chain law be an answer to the current challenges?

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Will COVID-19 turn Germany’s export-oriented economy into a weakness?

By |marec 17th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Economy, export, Germany, News, trade|

The corona crisis is hitting Germany and with it the export-oriented medium-sized companies and world market leaders. A survey of them by WirtschaftsWoche reveals open flanks, but also hope and optimism.

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The EU must stop importing human rights violations

By |februar 24th, 2020|due diligence, human rights, News, trade|

The EU needs to adopt a mandatory due diligence approach to supply chain management to ensure that it stops importing human rights violations, argue Anna Cavazzini and Heidi Hautala.

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Trade MEP chief says national parliaments not needed for post-Brexit ratification

By |februar 4th, 2020|Bernd Lange, Brexit, EU-UK trade talks, European Parliament, News, trade|

The chair of the European Parliament’s trade committee voiced hope on Tuesday (4 February) that an agreement with the UK could be achieved by November and said national parliaments would not be needed to ratify the deal as it would be an EU-only association agreement.

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EU should stop ‘subsidising undermining democracy,’ warns NGO boss

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Article 7, enlargement, EU budget, human rights, Human Rights Watch, Hungary, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland, trade, Turkey|

The EU should "stop subsidizing undermining democracy within the EU," Kenneth Roth,  Executive Director of Human Rights Watch told EURACTIV in an interview, arguing that the negotiations over the next 7-year budget will not just be about money but about fundamental rights.

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Davos 2020 diary – day #5

By |januar 24th, 2020|Climate Change, Davos 2020, ECB, Greta Thunberg, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, News, Sebastian Kurz, trade, WTO|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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China, WTO members join EU’s ad-hoc appellate body in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|China, dispute settlement, Donald Trump, News, Phil Hogan, trade, WTO, WTO reform|

EU member states reached an agreement on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum with 16 World Trade Organisation members, including China, to establish an ad-hoc appeal body and overcome the US blockage of the global trade-regulating system.

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Merkel defends financial crisis management legacy before economic elite in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|Angela Merkel, Davos 2020, EU foreign policy, financial crisis, Greece, Iran, Migration, News, trade, US|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her tough stand and the austere fiscal policy she pursued in response to the financial crisis that shook up the eurozone in 2008 as she addressed the World Economic Forum on Thursday (23 January).

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Davos 2020 diary – day #2

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Climate Change, David Sassoli, Donald Trump, Greta Thunberg, News, trade, Ursula von der Leyen|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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French forest industry not taking advantage of ever-growing forests

By |januar 17th, 2020|agroforestry, forests, France, News, timber, trade, wood|

The forest continues to expand in France, according to industry figures, but the industry is not making the most of it. EURACTIV France reports.

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