IEU MONITORING: Trade & Commerce Telegram 14/3/2018


Our telegram headlines today*: 

# USA: 

  • Statements by EU Commission Vice-President Katainen and EU Trade Commissioner Malmström at the European Parliament plenary debate: US decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium +++ 
  • US tariffs: “Avoid trade wars and tackle global overcapacity in steel instead” urge MEPs +++ 
  • EP Think-tank: At a Glance - New US tariffs: Potential impact on the WTO +++ 
  • EPP Group on US trade policy: let's talk about the actual problem - China +++ 
  • S&Ds warn of tit-for-tat escalation between EU and US, as trade war has no winners +++ 
  • Tariffs on steel and aluminium: Europe must be ready to respond to US protectionism - ALDE +++ 
  • Trump trade trap shows need for global EU policy for people, not bosses - GUE/NGL 

# CUBA: 

  • HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary session on the EU Perspectives for the first EU-Cuba Joint Council meeting

# ISRAEL

  • Israel: IMF Staff Concluding Statement of the 2018 Article IV Mission

# TURKEY

  • Turkey and the European Agenda on Migration: Continuous efforts needed to sustain progress
  • EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey: the Commission proposes to mobilise additional funds for Syrian refugees
  • S&D: The European Union failed to use its leverage over Ankara

# CHINA

  • Viermonatige Prüffrist für chinesische Investoren zu lang - DIHK

# RUSSIA VS. KRAINE

  • Norway: Four years since Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea

# GSP

  • Draft report - Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the EU and the Swiss Confederation on the cumulation of origin between the EU, the Swiss Confederation, Norway and Turkey in the framework of the Generalised System of Preferences of the EU - PE 616.703v02-00 - Committee on International Trade

# TRADE DEFENCE

  • Regulation 2016/1036 on protection against dumped imports (codification)
  • New trade defence investigation initiated R686 - The following new trade defence investigation has been initiated on 14/03/2018: Case: R686 Product: Organic coated steel products (certain) Countries concerned: People's Republic of China Type: Expiry Review
  • New trade defence investigation initiated R683: The following new trade defence investigation has been initiated on 14/03/2018: Case: R683 Product: Organic coated steel products (certain) Countries concerned: People's Republic of China Type: Expiry Review

# WTO

  • WTO and ICC announce the selection of three more ‘Small Business Champions’ proposals

# EU COMMISSION REGISTER

  • DG TRADE
    • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain aluminium foil in rolls originating in the People's Republic of China
  • DG NEAR
    • COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Second Annual Report on the Facility for Refugees in Turkey
    • COMMISSION DECISION on the Facility for Refugees in Turkey amending Commission Decision C(2015)9500 as regards the contribution to the Facility for Refugees in Turkey
  • EEAS
    • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be adopted, on behalf of the European Union, within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex IX (Financial Services) to the EEA Agreement (EMIR Level 2 Acts)

# EU PARLIAMENT REGISTER

  • General documents - Meeting 27 November 2017, Brussels - Delegation for relations with Israel
  • General documents - Meeting of 14 March 2018, Strasbourg - Delegation for relations with Australia and New Zealand
  • Latest news - Women's Forum EuroLat: High Level Conference: digital agenda and access to markets - Delegation to the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly
  • General documents - Statement of 28 February 2018 on the death of a Georgian citizen in South Ossetia - Delegation to the EU-Armenia and EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee
  • General documents - Statement of 25 February 2017 on the South Caucasus - Delegation to the EU-Armenia and EU-Azerbaijan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees and the EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee

# EU COUNCIL REGISTER

  • Cm 1991 2018 Init Working Party on Trade Questions - Notice of meeting and provisional agenda
  • Cm 2000 2018 Init EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA WORKING PARTY (a.m.)
  • Cm 1811 2018 Rev 1 Meeting of the Middle East/Gulf Working Party
  • Cm 1953 2018 Rev 1 Working Party on Customs Union
  • Cm 1985 2018 Init WORKING PARTY ON ENLARGEMENT AND COUNTRIES NEGOTIATING ACCESSION TO THE EU
  • St 14031 2017 Cor 1 Amendment 1 to Memorandum of Cooperation NAT-I-9406 between the United States of America and the European Union
  • St 5800 2018 Cor 2 COUNCIL DECISION on the conclusion, on behalf of the Union, of Amendment 1 to Memorandum of Cooperation NAT-I-9406 between the United States of America and the
  • St 7010 2018 Init World Customs Organization: 37th Session of the Enforcement Committee, 19-23 March 2018 - Coordination
  • St 7012 2018 Init COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING DECISION implementing Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia
  • St 7015 2018 Init COUNCIL IMPLEMENTING REGULATION implementing Article 12 of Regulation (EU) No 356/2010 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain natural or legal persons, entities or bodies, in view of the situation in Somalia
  • St 7122 2018 Init 4th Meeting of the EU - Georgia Customs Sub-Committee: ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and Georgia, of the other part - Coordination
  • St 7142 2018 Init Fifth Meeting of the Special Committee on Customs Cooperation and Trade Facilitation, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 21-22 March 2018 - Written Coordination


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