The fourteenth review of the trade policies and practices of the European Union takes place on 18 and 20 February 2020. The basis for the review is a report by the WTO Secretariat and a report by the European Union.
The EU today stepped up its action against unlawful trade restrictions affecting EU exporters of frozen fries and information and communications technology (ICT) products by requesting World Trade Organization (WTO) panels with Colombia and India.
The purpose of this meeting is to present to the EU Civil Society Organisations the Study’s Inception Report, exchange views on it and collect feedback from civil society.
The first estimate for euro area (EA19) exports of goods to the rest of the world in December 2019 was €186.1 billion, an increase of 4.8% compared with December 2018 (€177.5 bn).
Today, the European Commission announced the opening of an anti-dumping investigation into aluminium extrusions originating from China. The investigation follows a complaint by European Aluminium whose member companies are negatively impacted by the dumping of Chinese exports of aluminium extrusions. European Aluminium supports the Commission’s action and urges the swift adoption of appropriate anti-dumping measures.