The European Commission has today launched a public consultation on a preliminary list of products from the United States on which the European Union may take countermeasures in the context of the ongoing Boeing dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The public consultation will last until 31 May 2019.
The report examines the impact of digital technologies on Global Value Chains, and the impact of the latter on labour market.
On 9 April the WTO circulated the panel report in the case brought by Canada in “United States — Anti-Dumping Measures Applying Differential Pricing Methodology to Softwood Lumber from Canada” (DS534).
The European Union has requested dispute consultations with India regarding duties imposed by India on imports of certain information and communications technology (ITC) products. The request was circulated to WTO members on 09 April.
The European Union has requested dispute consultations with Turkey regarding various requirements imposed by Turkey on the production, import and approval for reimbursement, pricing and licensing of pharmaceutical products. The request was circulated to WTO members on 10 April.
The 21st EU-China Summit took place on 9 April in Brussels, providing a forum for engagement at the highest level and for advancing the relationship as regards the bilateral and multilateral agendas.
In his speech, the president of the Council focused on the support to the multilateral governance and the reform of the WTO.
The press release includes the review of the Accession of Ecuador to the Trade Agreement between the European Union, Colombia and Peru.