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CETA 26-10-2017

France to ratify CETA next year, seeks ‘green veto’

France's parliament is expected to ratify the CETA trade deal with Canada around the second half of 2018, French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot told reporters yesterday (25 October). But he made it clear that this will include “climate veto” powers.
31-08-2016

Francois Hollande buries hope of concluding TTIP this year

While the European Commission, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel all insist the transatlantic trade negotiations can be concluded by the end of the year, François Hollande has said he is ready to throw in the towel. EURACTIV France reports.
Trade & Society 30-08-2016

France demands end to TTIP talks

France plans to call for an end to the transatlantic free trade talks in September, so the negotiations can be restarted "on a good basis", Matthias Fekl announced. EURACTIV France reports.
Euro & Finance 31-05-2016

Brexit: Paris stock exchange to ‘assert its strength’

The Paris stock exchange plans to “assert its strength” to attract international businesses, taking advantage of the potential damage Brexit could do to the City of London, French sources said on Monday (30 May).
Global Europe 29-07-2015

French MPs provoke anger across Europe with visit to Crimea

A group of pro-Russian French MPs has provoked outcry across Europe on a visit to Crimea. EURACTIV France reports
François Hollande and Li Keqiang, 30 June 2015

France, China agree to fight carbon emissions

Diplomats in Paris were beaming when the world’s most populous country announced plans to start cutting its net CO2 emissions "around 2030". But environmentalists were less optimistic, saying the commitment is much too vague. EURACTIV France reports
Trade & Society 02-07-2015

France may block EU-Canada trade deal over ISDS

Opposition to investor protection measures in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, signed by Canada and the European Union in 2013, have put the deal’s future in doubt. EURACTIV France reports
Europe's East 12-06-2015

Parliament condemns Russian support for EU’s extreme right

Members of the European Parliament this week adopted a resolution criticising Moscow's interference in European politics, particularly its support of certain extreme right parties. EURACTIV France reports

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