On 13 June 2018, EU ambassadors agreed on the Council’s stance on the proposed regulation on screening of investments. They asked the presidency to start negotiations with the European Parliament as soon as possible.
The delegation of INTA rapporteur on the EU-Mexico deal Ms Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero Fernández (S&D, Spain) and Mr Santiago Fisas Ayxelá (EPP, Spain) will be visiting Mexico between 6-8 June.
Trade MEPs backed plans to set up a mechanism to screen foreign direct investment (FDI) in a transparent, predictable and non-discriminatory manner. The aim is to ensure that foreign investments do not pose a threat to critical infrastructure, key technologies or access sensitive information.
Brussels, 28 May 2018, European Round Table of Industrialists.