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Russia / CIS

Armenia and Moldova in EU pact realignments

This article was written in collaboration with Carmen Valache from our editorial partner, the Wider Europe specialist BNE Intellinews   After calling ...| Click here to read more

In brief: Russia challenges EU antidumping duties on steel at WTO

Russia has requested WTO consultations with the EU last Friday on European anti-dumping duties imposed on imports of certain cold-rolled flat steel products ...| Click here to read more

Panel finds Russian antidumping duties on EU vans WTO incompatible

  The dispute settlement body of the World Trade Organization has found Russia’s antidumping duties imposed on light commercial vehicles from Germany a ...| Click here to read more

WTO panel set up to rule on EU’s cost adjustment methodology

Following a second Russian request, the World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlement body (DSB) agreed, on 16 December, to establish a panel to examine the ...| Click here to read more

EP approves conditional inclusion of textiles in PCA agreement with Uzbekistan

After a five-year suspension, textile trade between the EU and Uzbekistan was given the green light by the European Parliament (EP) on 14 December. MEPs hav ...| Click here to read more

INTA on collision course with EU Executive over ways to limit cadmium in phosphoru...

The European Parliament’s International Trade Committee (INTA) appears to be on a collision course with the European Commission over its March 2016 legislat ...| Click here to read more

Slovak Presidency convenes extraordinary Coreper meeting to break standoff over TD...

Faced with sluggish progress in talks among member states on the reform of the EU’s trade defence instruments (TDIs), and a very tight timeframe to reach an ...| Click here to read more

EU blocks Russia’s request for WTO panel on its “cost adjustment” methodologies

Following unsuccessful consultations, Russia submitted, on 23 November, its request for the establishment of a panel to examine the EU’s “cost adjustm ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 25 November 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 25 November 2016 to discuss the following items: WTO issues: WTO Accessions: TPC will discuss the state of p ...| Click here to read more

EU wants to negotiate “global compensation” deal with Eurasian Economi...

At the WTO Goods Council meeting on 17 November in Geneva, the EU notified Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan of its intention to negotiate a “ ...| Click here to read more

EU, US slam Russia for failing to meet its WTO commitments

Four years after the Russian Federation joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO), its main trading partners expressed their frustration with the lack of pr ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 9 September 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 9 September 2016 to discuss the following items: Multilateral/Plurilateral issues: Post-Nairobi: TPC will di ...| Click here to read more

EU Trade Insights’ summer break recap

Here is a non-exhaustive list of issues which those of you who took a well-deserved holiday in August might have missed. As every year, the EU trade agenda ...| Click here to read more

China and Russia top list of countries with most trade restrictive measures

China and Russia – two leading G20 economies – have imposed the highest number of trade-distorting measures over the past 18 months. According t ...| Click here to read more

More trade with EU doesn’t compensate closure of Russian market, says top Ukrainia...

The opening of EU markets after the provisional entry into force on 1 January 2016 of the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade (DCFTA) does not comp ...| Click here to read more

WTO notifies Commission with its ruling on Russia’s ban on EU pork – in brief

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) notified the European Commission on 7 April with its ruling on the EU’s 2014 complaint against Russia’s blanket ban on im ...| Click here to read more

WTO to deliver its verdict on Russia’s ban on EU pork tomorrow

The European Commission is expecting the World Trade Organisation’s Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) to issue on 7 April its ruling on the EU’s 2014 complaint ...| Click here to read more

EU hits Russia with definitive anti-dumping duty over imports of ammonium nitrate

The European Commission imposed, on 18 February, a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ammonium nitrate originating in Russia. A decision to this end ...| Click here to read more

Commission backs down on its 2012 proposal on access to public procurement in thir...

In a bid to break the current deadlock over the 2012 proposal on access to public procurement markets in third countries, the European Commission has droppe ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 22 January 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 22 January 2016 to discuss the following issues: WTO issues Preparation of the 1st meeting of the G20 Trade ...| Click here to read more

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