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The future of EU trade policy

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We are happy to welcome the European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström to Bruegel on 24 January to talk about the future of the EU's trade policy.

January 24, 2017, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Global Economics & Governance Tags & Topics

 

We are happy to welcome the European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström on 24 January at Bruegel to discuss the future of EU-China relations in the context of a new US approach to China under Trump’s administration.

The year 2016 was certainly eventful as far as EU trade policy is concerned. Among the many developments that occurred during the past 12 months, three are particularly noteworthy. The first was the difficulties with the signature of the trade agreement with Canada (CETA) in October and the ability of the EU to engage in international agreements in the future, notably on investment. As part of this debate, Commissioner Malmström will advance her plans towards a Multilateral Investment Court, a new instrument to address some of the concerns related to disputes with foreign investors.

The second follows Trump’s election in the fact that the EU-US trade and investment partnership deal “will probably be in the freezer for quite some time”. Commissioner Malmström will share her prospects and expectations of engaging with the new administration and the future of TTIP. The third key development was the expiry of some provisions in China’s WTO protocol, the so-called ‘market economy status’.

Following the Commission’s proposal on 11th November for a new anti-dumping methodology and China’s request for WTO consultations with the EU and the US approach to China under Trump’s administration.

This event will be livestreamed on this page starting at 13.00. There is no need to register for the livestream.

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Schedule

Jan 24, 2017

12:30-13:00

Check-in and lunch

13:00-13:20

Presentation

Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

13:20-13:30

Comments

Chair: David Bremmer, Economy and Political Reporter, National Daily Algemeen Dagblad

Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

André Sapir, Senior Fellow

13:30-14:30

Q&A

Chair: David Bremmer, Economy and Political Reporter, National Daily Algemeen Dagblad

14:30

End

Speakers

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David Bremmer

Economy and Political Reporter, National Daily Algemeen Dagblad

Cecilia Malmström

European Commissioner for Trade

André Sapir

André Sapir

Senior Fellow

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Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevón

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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