Georgia’s implementation of its Association Agenda in 2017, which has been supported by the European Union, confirms the country’s commitment to political association and economic integration to the EU.
A summary of the Committee’s consideration of amendments is now available.
New Commission report highlights positive outcomes of existing EU trade agreements and identifies areas for improvement.
The EU neighbourhood is undergoing deep transformations and this raises debate on how best to establish trade relations with neighbouring partners, like Turkey and the Eastern Partnership countries (such as Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia). Moreover, Brexit will entail the reorganisation of EU-UK relations, which will shake up cross-border trade flows. The EU can negotiate two basic types of trade agreement granting preferential market access to partners’ goods: free trade agreements (FTAs) and customs unions (CUs).
This autumn marks the three year anniversary of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) between the EU and Moldova. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will visit the capital, Chisinau, on 6 and 7 November to take stock of the progress made in EU-Moldova trade relations.
Updated: the recommendation and the report are now available.