Concerns welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-alloy steel originating in Belarus, Russia and China.
The EU is taking measures to foster the competitiveness of EU producers of generic medicines and biosimilar products. The Council today adopted a regulation which introduces an exception to the protection granted to an original medicine by a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for export purposes and/or for stockpiling.
More than 30 safeguard-related actions of WTO members were put on the agenda for review at a meeting of the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards on 29 April. The European Union’s decision to impose a definitive safeguard measure against imports of steel products drew the most comments from members, with other actions by Canada, Egypt, Morocco and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on steel imports also drawing scrutiny.