Stakes high on trade deals - EUbusiness Week newsletter 761
EUbusiness Week 761 top stories: UK will "play a full role" after it leaves the EU: May; Steel, market access top China-EU talks agenda; Car emissions: Fiat Chrysler grilled on 'defeat devices'; EU to extend digital partnership to eastern neighbours; Better spending needed to regain citizens' trust: ECA; EU looks to curb subsidies causing overfishing
Could CETA be Europe's last free trade agreement? Strong words from EU
president Donald Tusk at the start of the EU summit Thursday, as
Europe's leaders tried to address Belgian concerns about the EU-Canada
The EU is desperate for a deal because, as Mr Tusk concedes, the issue goes beyond CETA. If the EU cannot convince its public that trade agreements are in their best interest, then the EU is going to find it much harder with the other trade deals currently being negotiated around the globe.
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1. UK will "play a full role" after it leaves the EU: May
Britain's new prime minister Theresa May arrived for her first EU summit
Thursday, pledging the UK would play a full role after it leaves the
EU, and urging a "united European stance in the face of Russian
UK's choice is 'hard Brexit' or 'no Brexit', says Tusk
2. Steel, market access top China-EU talks agenda
The EU and China held their 6th annual EU-China High-level Economic and
Trade Dialogue in Brussels Tuesday with steel over-capacity and market
access at the top of their agenda.
Give us the tools to combat unfair trade, says Brussels
3. Car emissions: Fiat Chrysler grilled on 'defeat devices'
MEPs on the car emissions inquiry grilled Fiat Chrysler's Chief
Technical Officer Monday on possible 'defeat devices' in Fiat diesel
engines and the gap between emission values in laboratory testing and
real driving conditions.
4. EU to extend digital partnership to eastern neighbours
The Commission has hosted a ministerial meeting with Eastern Partnership
countries with a view to extending the Digital Single Market to its
east European neighbours.
5. Better spending needed to regain citizens' trust: ECA
The new president of the EU's Court of Auditors has called on the EU to
improve its accounts by delivering better value for money and more
transparency, and ensure its financial rules are correctly applied.
6. EU looks to curb subsidies causing overfishing
The European Union called for WTO talks on fishery subsidies Monday to
combat the depletion of fish stocks and the devastation of natural
Intel: Intel's appeal against the EU's EUR 1.06 bn fine for abuse of its
dominant position should be referred back to the European Court of
Justice, its Advocate General said.
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