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EU, UK join WTO group pledging fight against food export curbs
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EU, UK join WTO group pledging fight against food export curbs

The European Union has joined with 23 other World Trade Organization members in pledging not to impose food export bans in response to the crisis in food distribution which the COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed in some sectors. The commitment was issued in the form of a WTO joint statement, coordinated …

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INTA to Commission: limit the damage on medical gear export restrictions

The European Parliament’s international trade committee has urged the European Commission to exempt the Western Balkans from a new regime of export restrictions on medical protective gear and to ensure the measure genuinely remains temporary. The letter comes as the EU prepares follow-up steps on a decision mid-March to temporarily …