‘Week Ahead’ and trade agenda

'Week Ahead' and trade agenda Germany Latest news

Altmeier manages expectations for remaining 2020 EU trade agenda

“A presidency is not a government,” quipped the German economy minister in an exchange of views with members of the European Parliament’s international trade committee on Thursday (3 September). Peter Altmeier, who further oversees Germany’s industrial and energy policy, also pointed out that rotating Council presidencies taking place in the …

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Week wrap-up + August preview: WTO, UK-Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, ASEAN, Airbus tariffs

This has been very intense last week of July on WTO issues – be it agriculture, or the quest for a new leadership in the organisation. On Friday, WTO members agreed to follow General Council head David Walker’s recommendations on how the new WTO director-general will be selected after 7 …

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Week Ahead: WTO DG selection, South Africa, Wallonia, UK-EU and UK Turkey

WTO director-general candidates This week in Geneva auditions will be held from Wednesday to Friday. The eight candidates to the position of World Trade Organization director-general will make their case in front of the assembled country ambassadors to the organisation. These meetings kick-off a vetting process whereby candidates will gradually …