Utfrågningar

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The EU and the US share values and objectives but what are the concrete actions they can take jointly or in coordination to ensure that they are reflected in the global trade order? The EU Ambassador in Washington will set the scene for two panel discussions on US trade policy with eminent experts focusing respectively on global fair trade and enforcement of international labour commitments.

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A distinguished panel of speakers will debate the main challenges for the future reform of the EU Generalised System of Preferences, at the INTA public hearing on 14 April March 2021 from 13:45 to 15:45. Mrs Isabelle DURANT, Acting Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Mr Radboud REIJN, GSP Platform Coordinator, Mrs Stéphanie LUONG, Vice President for Public Affairs, Amfori / Trade with Purpose, and

Trade related aspects and implications of COVID-19

A distinguished panel of speakers will debate the impact of the pandemic on international trade at the INTA public hearing on 17 March 2021 from 16:45 to 18:45.

EU-Mercosur agreement

On 25 February INTA will organise a hearing on the EU-Mercosur trade agreement. The EU and Latin America have strong historical and cultural links. The EU-Mercosur agreement can further reinforce the economic, trade and political relations between both continents as it is not only a free trade agreement but a broad association agreement with a key geostrategic and geopolitical dimension.

Green House

The INTA hearing, scheduled for 7 December, will focus on the trade policy measures that can help the EU to achieve the goals it set for itself in the Green Deal. To discuss with MEPs, INTA invited Ms Sandrine Dixson-Declève, Co-President of the Club of Rome, Professor Olivier De Schutter, UN Special rapporteur for extreme poverty and human rights, Ms Luisa Santos, Deputy Director-General, Business Europe and Mr Wendel Trio, Director of the Climate Action Network.

EU's and China's flag

On 9 November INTA will organise a hearing on EU-China trade and investment relations. The EU and China are two of the biggest traders in the world, with China being the EU's second trading partner. But in recent years the balance of challenges and opportunities in the bilateral relationship has shifted on issues such as market access obstacles and unfair trade practices. On top of this, the COVID-19 pandemic has a big impact on the bilateral and global trade environment.

INTA Trade Policy Day 2020

On 12 October, the 5th INTA 'Trade Policy Day' is dedicated to a renewed EU trade policy after the COVID-19 pandemic. Executive Vice-President and new trade commissioner, V. Dombrovskis, will give a keynote speech. Then, Prof. Felbermayr, Kiel Institute, and Prof. Shapiro, UC Berkeley, will set the scene for a panel discussion on "what do stakeholders expect from Europe" featuring DG Trade’s Director General, Sabine Weyand, and representatives of EUROCHAMBRES, CLIENTEARTH and AMFORI.

INTA Trade Policy Day 2020

The resolution of tensions in the international trade relations and of the deep crisis of the multilateral fora will shape the course of the global economy and its sustainability for the decades to come. What is the way forward for the EU trade policy in these turbulent times? How can trade help attain the Sustainable Development Goals?

Initials WTO

The WTO Appellate Body, which is part of the WTO dispute settlement, is in major crisis. On 10 December 2019, it will no longer be able to function, as the mandates of two of its three remaining members, out of seven, will expire. This can have major implications for the multilateral trading system.

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The purpose of this hearing was primarily to look at the state of play of the bilateral economic relations between the EU and Taiwan. Representatives of the Commission and of the EEAS brought up the institutional approach, while the business angle was delivered by a representative of a German company active in Taiwan on the field of wind-turbine (ENERCON Taiwan).

Image of the planet

This hearing addressed the different approaches to EU-Asia connectivity and the issues at stake when it comes to trade. The first panel focused on the possible synergies and challenges with the different approaches and the promotion of multilateral solution, with two well known academics and representatives of Institutions.