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Agrifood 24-11-2017

New tariffs on Spanish olives indicate US protectionist trend

The US trade department decided on Tuesday (21 November) to impose tariffs on imports of Spanish table olives, in another sign of rising protectionist measures under Donald Trump, which have drawn criticism from Europe.
Trade & Society 07-12-2015

EU must use New Zealand as a testing ground for new model of FTA, says trade minister

EXCLUSIVE / The EU and New Zealand can accelerate negotiations for an FTA if they move beyond the historical sensitivities, which are far from real, and try to implement some of the innovations in the Commission's Trade for All strategy.
Trade & Society 17-10-2014

EU, Singapore conclude investment protection talks

The European Union has concluded talks on a free trade deal with Singapore by adding investor protection clauses, which critics like Germany say give multinationals too much power.
Trade & Society 11-07-2014

EU-US trade deal: people have the right to know

Environmental campaigners have questioned the legality of the EU-US trade talks’ secrecy after a European Court of Justice ruling offered “a glimmer of hope” to see the negotiating mandate made public.