EU TRADE Telegram - 15 March 2016



# TTIP

  • Speech: TTIP and Global Trade: What’s in it for Sweden, Europe and the World
  • European Commission adopts equivalence decision for CCPs in USA
  • EP background on TTIP and CETA
  • ECR: International Trade agreements will benefit people on both sides of the Atlantic
  • DIGITALEUROPE responds to Commission EU-US eHealth Consultation
  • TTIP-Beirat im BMWi berät zu Nachhaltigkeit und Arbeitnehmerrechten
  • Updated U.S. FTA Tariff Tool Helps U.S. Exporters Calculate Tariff Benefits and Make Business Decisions under TPP

# TURKEY

  • Turkey: Don’t tie joint refugee action plan to EU accession talks, urge MEPs
  • EP background material on Turkey
  • No link between EU-Turkey accession talks and refugee action plan, say S&Ds
  • WTO Trade Policy Review: Turkey
  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting in Ankara with Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu

# CYPRUS

  • Remarks by President Donald Tusk after his meeting in Nicosia with President Nicos Anastasiades

# INDIA

  • EU-India summit in Brussels on 30 March 2016
  • At a Glance - India's economy – Figures and perceptions - EP THINKTANK
  • U.S. Remarks on the Intellectual Property Ecosystem in India - Charles H. Rivkin, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs

# JAPAN

  • Competition: Commissioner Vestager agrees with Japan Fair Trade Commission to prepare upgrade of EU/Japan Cooperation Agreement
  • EU Council: St 6935 2016 Init EU-Japan Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement - Questionnaire in view of the "Japan Day" on 14 July 2016

# SRI LANKA

  • European Commission announces €38 million for new development programmes in Sri Lanka
  • EU Commission memo: Sri Lanka development cooperation

# UKRAINE

  • Ukrainian Government releases 2016 action plan of the Cabinet of Ministers
  • General documents - Statements - Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee

# MOLDOVA

  • Joint Press Release following the second Association Council meeting between the European Union and the Republic of Moldova
  • Remarks by High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the EU-Moldova Association Council
  • General documents - Statements - Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Association Committee

# RUSSIA

  • Readout of President Barack Obama’s Call with President Vladimir Putin of Russia
  • U.S. Statement: Second Anniversary of Russia's Attempted Annexation of Crimea
  • Russian Government: Development of the machine tool industry

# CUBA

  • U.S. Commerce and Treasury Announce Significant Amendments to the Cuba Sanctions Regulations Ahead of President Obama’s Historic Trip to Cuba

# PIRACY

  • IPR INFRINGEMENTS IN THIRD COUNTRIES SURVEY 2016

# FAC

  • Main results of the Foreign Affairs Council (14/03/2016 – 21h00)

# EU REGISTERS

# EURLEX

  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain continuous filament glass fibre products originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • New trade defence investigation initiated R641

# EU COMMISSION

  • JOINT STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT First implementation report on the EU Gulf of Guinea Action Plan 2015-2020

# EU PARLIAMENT

  • Answer - Dialogue with the Eurasian Economic Union - E-010357/2015
  • Answer - Making better use of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund in the EU's new trade strategy - E-014825/2015
  • Answer - Measures to protect the European steel industry from Asian dumping - E-014607/2015
  • Answer - Emergency autonomous trade measures for Tunisia - E-015584/2015
  • Answer - The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and financial services - E-014787/2015
  • Answer - Barriers to trade caused by type-approval - E-014877/2015
  • Answer - Endocrine disrupters in TTIP - E-015137/2015
  • Answer - EU-China bilateral agreement on the protection of geographical indications - E-015063/2015
  • Answer - Granting China market economy status and impact on steelmaking - E-015059/2015
  • Answer - Financial aid to Turkey - E-014936/2015

# EU COUNCIL

  • St 6815 2016 Init Central African Republic - Council Conclusions (14 March 2016)
  • Cm 1968 2016 Init FOREIGN RELATIONS COUNSELLORS
  • Cm 1968 2016 Rev 1 FOREIGN RELATIONS COUNSELLORS
  • Cm 1921 2016 Rev 1 Africa Working Party
  • Cm 1877 2016 Rev 1 WORKING PARTY ON ENLARGEMENT AND COUNTRIES NEGOTIATING ACCESSION TO THE EU
  • Cm 1913 2016 Init Working Party on Customs Union
  • Cm 1920 2016 Init FOREIGN RELATIONS COUNSELLORS
  • Cm 1921 2016 Init Africa Working Party
  • Cm 1924 2016 Init Meeting of the Working Party on Conventional Arms Exports (COARM)
  • Cm 1925 2016 Init Meeting of the Working Party on Non-Proliferation (CONOP)
  • St 1152 2016 Init XLV Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) - European Union Senior Officials Meeting (Quito, 18 November 2015)
  • Cm 1860 2016 Init Trade Policy Committee (Services and Investment) - Notice of meeting and provisional agenda
  • St 6911 2016 Init PRELIMINARY DRAFT REPLY TO QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER E-000423/2016 - Emmanuel Maurel (S&D), David Borrelli (EFDD) and Edouard Martin (S&D) Giving China market economy status under 'certain conditions'
  • Cm 1950 2016 Init Asia Oceania Working Party
  • Cm 1966 2016 Init Asia Oceania Working Party
  • Cm 1772 2016 Rev 1 Asia Oceania Working Party (Capitals)
  • Cm 1868 2016 Rev 1 EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA WORKING PARTY (a.m.)
  • Cm 1932 2016 Init EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA WORKING PARTY (p.m.)
  • St 6991 2016 Init Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 1 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 2 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 3 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 4 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 5 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment.
  • St 6991 2016 Add 6 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment
  • St 6991 2016 Add 7 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment
  • St 6991 2016 Add 8 Seventeenth Annual Report according to Article 8(2) of Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing control of exports of military technology and equipment
  • Cm 1913 2016 Rev 1 Working Party on Customs Union
  • Cm 1918 2016 Init Meeting of the Transatlantic Relations Working Party [COTRA] - Brussels Format
  • Cm 1951 2016 Init Meeting of the "Middle East/Gulf" Working Party
  • St 6173 2016 Init Negotiating Directives to the Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on an agreement between the EU and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on readmission
  • St 6890 2016 Add 1 Cor 1 Council Implementing Decision implementing Decision 2013/798/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Central African Republic - Annex
  • St 6890 2016 Cor 1 COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION implementing Decision 2013/798/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Central African Republic
  • St 6892 2016 Add 1 Cor 1 Council Implementing Regulation implementing Article 17(1) of Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic - Annex
  • St 6892 2016 Cor 1 COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION implementing Article 17(1) of Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic
  •  St 6461 2016 Init POLITICAL AND SECURITY COMMITTEE DECISION on the acceptance of Turkey’s contribution to the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform Ukraine (EUAM Ukraine) (EUAM Ukraine/2/2016)
  • St 6873 2016 Add 1 COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT Accompanying the document Second Report on progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements of its visa liberalisation roadmap
  • St 6873 2016 Init REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Second Report on progress by Turkey in fulfilling the requirements of its visa liberalisation roadmap

# EU COMITOLOGY



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