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Presentation and competencies

Committee responsible for:
matters relating to the establishment and implementation of the Union's common commercial policy and its external economic relations, in particular:
  1. financial, economic and trade relations with third countries and regional organisations;
  2. measures of technical harmonisation or standardisation in fields covered by instruments of international law;
  3. relations with the relevant international organisations and with organisations promoting regional economic and commercial integration outside the Union;
  4. relations with the WTO, including its parliamentary dimension.
The committee liaises with the relevant interparliamentary and ad hoc delegations for the economic and trade aspects of relations with third countries.