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Brussels Briefing on Trade: All you need to know for October 13 – 27

October 14, 2014 - Foreign Affairs & Trade

In this Brussels Briefing on Trade, Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt – Trade Editor of EU Trade Insights – provides an overview of the European Union’s most pressing trade issues.

Topics discussed include:

  • Informal Trade Council (15 October, Rome)
  • TTIP: EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will meet United States Trade Representative Michael Froman in Rome (14 October)
  • 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit (16 & 17 October, Milan)
  • The European Parliament’s International Trade Committee (INTA) extraordinary meeting (20 October)
  • The WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body: setting up of a panel to rule on the EU-Russia dispute over anti-dumping duties Moscow has imposed on imports of German and Italian light commercial vehicles (20 October)
  • The WTO’s General Council meeting (21 October)
  • 7th round of the EU-Japan trade talks (20-24 October, Brussels)
  • Strasbourg plenary session: MEPs should vote on the new European Commission (22 October, Strasbourg)

For more detailed information, please visit viEUws’ trade news service: EU Trade Insights

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