In an interview with Borderlex, the Swedish Confederation of Enterprise’s director of interntional and EU affairs Anna Stellinger says that current EU trade actions could determine how our societies work in the long term. Immediate action is needed to keep essential trade flows going.
The European Commission plans to roll out anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tools to tackle a whole range of new global challenges, not least in the digital sphere. Arnoud Willems discusses trends, challenges and accountability issues in EU trade defence policy with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer.
In a wide-ranging interview with Borderlex’s Chris Horseman, MEP Jordi Cañas discusses the significance of the EU-Mercosur trade agreement and explains how he envisages the ratification process for this agreement.
Environmental impacts such as carbon emissions should be captured at the border, in the form of tariffs which level the playing field between competitor producer countries, a prominent UK economist and government adviser has argued.
Former Appellate Body member Peter Van den Bossche in conversation with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer on the WTO crisis, the slow death of the Appellate Body and aircraft subsidy cases.
Globalisation and robotics will eventually improve the world, but they are creating competition for services jobs that is coming quickly and in ways that will seem very unfair, Richard Baldwin tells Borderlex. Workers and governments must prepare for the advance of ‘globotics’.
Glenn Vaughan, chief executive of British Chambers of Commerce EU & Belgium, talks about future European Union-United Kingdom trade relationships with Borderlex’s Iana Dreyer. ‘No deal’ cannot be allowed to happen, he says, and Britain will be stronger on the international stage the more it stays aligned with the EU. …
A decision by the EU to slap safeguards on foreign steel would have severe repercussions in Taiwan, whose exports of the alloy to the US are already subject to 25% duties, says Taiwan’s top trade negotiator. Without an exemption from the US tariffs – something Taiwan has tried and failed to …
There are clear signals from member states that the EU-Singapore free trade agreement, concluded in 2015, is on track to be ratified in the coming months. MEP Sorin Moisa shares his views with Borderlex’s editor Iana Dreyer on why and how the accord could and should be ratified. Where …