IEU TRADE Telegram 16 June 2016


  • Speech by President Jean-Claude Juncker at the 20th Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2016
  • EU Commission Answer - VP/HR - EU common foreign policy regarding Russia - E-015968/2015


  • DG Trade: EU political deal to curb trade in conflict minerals
  • Big step against conflict minerals – Blog post by EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström
  • EU Council: EU political deal to curb trade in conflict minerals
  • EU Parliament on Conflict minerals: MEPs secure mandatory due diligence for importers
  • EP Press conference Conflict Minerals - Trilogue outcomes  - Press conference by Bernd LANGE (S&D,DE, Trade Committee Chair and Iuliu WINKLER (EPP,RO) , Rapporteur ,Cecilia MALMSTRÖM, Member of the EC in charge of Trade and Lilianne PLOUMEN, Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade
  • EP Press conference Trilogue Negotiations on Conflict Minerals - by Gianni PITTELLA (IT), S&D Chair, and Maria ARENA (S&D, BE)
  • Pittella: S&D have won a battle for justice on the conflict minerals law. The days of "Wild West" are numbered
  • EPP: Conflict Minerals: EU Regulation based on shared responsibility
  • EU-Abgeordneter Caspary (EVP/CDU) zu Konfliktmineralien
  • MEP: happy with deal on ‘conflict minerals’ - MEP Marietje Schaake (ALDE, NL)
  • EU-Abgeordneter  Helmut Scholz (DIE LINKE): Geldquelle für Warlords versiegen lassen
  • Brot für die Welt: „Regelung zu Konfliktmineralien greift zu kurz – deutsche Unternehmen aus dem Schneider“
  • IMF and Partners: New Phases of the Managing Natural Resource Wealth and Revenue Mobilization Trust Funds


  • Update: Latest EU Trade Defence Report confirms increase in third-country measures against EU exports


  • EU values should be at the heart of our trade policy, says David Martin (S&D)


  • DG Trade Presentation at CSD meeting on TTIP SIA, draft interim report
  • DG Trade Minutes of the CSD meeting on the TTIP SIA, draft interim report
  • US economy growing steadily but key reforms needed, OECD says


  • CEPS: The ASEAN Economic Community: Prospects and Challenges


  • U.S.-Israel Strategic Dialogue


  • Readout of the President’s Call with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey
  • EU Commission Answer - VP/HR - Acts of provocation by Turkey against Syria - E-001291/2016  


  • WTO: World trade weakens in first quarter as imports decline in Asia
  • Republic of Moldova ratifies revised WTO procurement pact



  • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, in the Association Committee established by the Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part, as regards an amendment to Protocol 3 to that Agreement concerning the definition of the concept of ‘originating products’ and methods of administrative cooperation
  • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE EUROPEAN COUNCIL AND THE COUNCIL Second Report on the progress made in the implementation of the EU-Turkey Statement

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