INSIGHT EU: TRADE & COMMERCE Telegram 18 Sept 2017


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# CUSTOMS: 

  • Estonian EU Presidency: Ecofin ministers discussed the centralisation of the customs union's IT systems +++ 

# UNITED NATIONS: 

  • EU at UN General Assembly: Kick-Off of the activities +++ 
  • President Trump Calls for United Nations Reform at 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly - US - DipNote +++ 
  • EU launches global Alliance for Torture-Free Trade 

# EU - US RELATIONS: 

  • EU-US regulatory cooperation: committee mission to Washington
  • Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the EU – U.S. Privacy Shield
  • Transatlantic Business Council (TABC) Releases Statement on the Importance of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield to the Transatlantic Relationship
  • CCIA Reaffirms Support for EU-U.S. Privacy Shield as Joint Annual Review Begins

# CETA

  • UK Government: EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement - guidance for UK exporters
  • UK Government: Guidance: Customs Information Paper 19 (2017): further update on trading between the EU and Canada

# EXPORTS CONTROL

  • Arms export: extracts from the plenary debate - Subcommittee on Security and Defence

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • EU Commission finalises the interim review of trade defence measures on solar panels from China
  • COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2017/1570 of 15 September 2017 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/366 and Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/367 imposing definitive countervailing and anti-dumping duties on imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) originating in or consigned from the People's Republic of China and repealing Implementing Decision 2013/707/EU confirming the acceptance of an undertaking offered in connection with the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy proceedings concerning imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. cells) originating in or consigned from the People's Republic of China for the period of application of definitive measures
  • EU Commission finalises the interim review of trade defence measures on solar panels from China

# EURLEX

  • CELEX:52017PC0472: Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION authorising the opening of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with Australia
  • CELEX:52017PC0469: Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION authorising the opening of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with New Zealand
  • CELEX:52017PC0493: Recommendation for a COUNCIL DECISION authorising the opening of negotiations for a Convention establishing a multilateral court for the settlement of investment disputes
  • CELEX:52017PC0487: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL establishing a framework for screening of foreign direct investments into the European Union
  • CELEX:52017PC0495: Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • EEAS
    • Recommandation de décision du Conseil portant approbation de la conclusion par la Commission, au nom de la Communauté européenne de l’énergie atomique, de l’accord de partenariat global et renforcé entre l’Union européenne et la Communauté européenne de l’énergie atomique et leurs États membres, d’une part, et l’Arménie, d’autre part
    • Proposition conjointe de décision du Conseil relative à la conclusion, au nom de l’Union européenne, de l’accord de partenariat global et renforcé entre l’Union européenne et la Communauté européenne de l’énergie atomique et leurs États membres, d’une part, et la République d’Arménie, d’autre part
    • Proposition conjointe de décision du Conseil relative à la signature, au nom de l’Union européenne, et à l’application provisoire de l’accord de partenariat global et renforcé entre l’Union européenne et la Communauté européenne de l’énergie atomique et leurs États membres, d’une part, et la République d’Arménie, d’autre part
  • DG TRADE
    • Annex to the Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with Australia
    • COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... amending Regulation (EU) No 1233/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the application of certain guidelines in the field of officially supported export credits

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • Latest news - 5th Northern Dimension Parliamentary Forum - Delegation for relations with Switzerland and Norway and to the EU-Iceland Joint Parliamentary Committee and the European Economic Area (EEA) Joint Parliamentary Committee


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