IEU TRADE Telegram 24 Oct 2016

Our telegram headlines today*:


  • EC Midday press briefing of 24/10/2016 - TRADE - CETA: Q&A
  • CETA: EP President Schulz on his meetings with Chrystia Freeland and Paul Magnette
  • CETA: S&D leader Pittella calls for a swift compromise; Wallonia's case shows EU functioning must be changed
  • EPP: CETA: solution needed this week
  • EU-Abgeordneter Caspary (EVP/CSU) zum vorläufigen Scheitern von CETA
  • EU-Abgeordneter Reul (EVP/CSU) zum vorläufigen Scheitern von CETA und der Beteiligung von EU-Parlamentspräsident Schulz
  • Die Grünen/EFA CETA vorläufig gescheitert: Sieg für Kritiker, Niederlage für Europas Handlungsfähigkeit
  • Canadian Government on the Canada-European Union: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • Businesseurope: We have the duty to bring CETA home
  • DIHK: Ein Scheitern von Ceta wäre ein "immenser Schaden"
  • BDI zur Blockade aus Belgien zu CETA
  • VCI: Belgien verweigert vorläufig Zustimmung zu Handelsabkommen EU-Kanada - CETA in Not
  • Campact: Kommentar zum Scheitern von CETA durch Belgiens Nein


  • Post-Brexit trade in food and oil industries examined by Committee - UK Parliament
  • Lawyers, engineers and aviation experts give evidence on Brexit - UK Parliament
  • Sweden: Speech by Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson at the Policy Networks conference" "Beyond Brexit: Can the EU-27 re-engineer growth?".


  • 3rd meeting of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform - Kyiv - European Economic and Social Committee 


  • Statement from Over 80 NGOs Raising Concerns Over Russia's UN HRC Bid


  • Invitation Conférence débat: TUNISIA 2020 - la Tunisie face au défi de sa transition économique


  • Iran nuclear deal: “A huge prize for peace and stability in a troubled region” - EP Interview
  • EU Commissioner Christos Stylianides visits Iran to discuss humanitarian challenges in the country and in the wider Middle East
  • GUE/NGL MEPs urge for greater dialogue with Iran
  • ISNA: Iran, EU to hold 2nd phase of talks in Brussels
  • ISNA: Iran says continues unconditional support for Palestinian Intifada
  • ISNA: French “Total” to invest $2 billion in Iran
  • ISNA: Germany’s Deutsche Bank resumes ties with Iran
  • ISNA: Iran, Germany to boost transport cooperation
  • ISNA: Iran, Netherlands expand marine cooperation
  • ISNA: Eutelsat satellite plans to build satellite for Iran


  • EU - CELAC Summit, Santo Domingo, 25-26/10/2016
  • The EU and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States: Taking the partnership further
  • 4th meeting of the Domestic Advisory Group for the EU-Colombia and Peru FTA - European Economic and Social Committee 


  • Accord Union européenne-Turquie du 18 mars 2016 : la mission d'information du Sénat publie son rapport - Sénat RF


  • EP Video of a plenary debate: Union legal framework for customs infringements and sanctions - Monday, 24 October 2016 - 17:22 - Strasbourg
  • Amendments 1 - 31 - The evaluation of external aspects of the customs performance and management as a tool to facilitate trade and fight illicit trade - PE 592.244v01-00 - Committee on Budgetary Control


  • DG Azevêdo welcomes ministerial call for concrete results at MC11
  • Norwegian Government: Ministers meet to discuss international trade in Oslo


  • Latest documents by DG EEAS
  • Latest documents by DG NEAR
  • Latest documents by DG TRADE
  • CM 4517 2016 INIT Meeting of the Transatlantic Relations Working Party (COTRA)
  • Cm 4464 2016 Rev 2 - Working Party on European Free Trade Association (EFTA)
  • Cm 4466 2016 Init Africa Working Party
  • Cm 4476 2016 Rev 1 ACP Working Party
  • Cm 4514 2016 Init Meeting of the Mashreq/Maghreb Working Party
  • St 13349 2016 Init Proposal of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy to the Council for a Council Implementing Regulation implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria
  • St 13375 2016 Init Draft Council Implementing Decision implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria and Draft Council Implementing Regulation implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria - Adoption
  • St 13380 2016 Init Restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria draft reply
  • St 13396 2016 Init Council Regulation (EU) 2015/2449 of 14 December 2015 amending Regulation (EU) No 1387/2013 suspending the autonomous Common Customs Tariff duties on certain agricultural and industrial products


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