About: trade policy

Economy & Jobs 08-03-2022

Britain and Europe must engage with key emerging markets

The Russian invasion of the Ukraine will destabilise world trade just recovering from the pandemic. That means that the EU and UK should pursue new economic partnerships, argues Geoffrey Van Orden.
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Agrifood 25-02-2022

Sustainable global food systems? EU Green Deal’s unexpected consequences

Following the Trade Conference on 22 February, Alan Matthews agreed to discuss with ELO the unexpected impacts of the Green Deal on global food systems. Prof. Matthews is currently working on a paper that aims to explore the role of...
Agrifood 15-06-2021

No CAP reform without trade reform

Negotiations to attempt to align the next phase of the Common Agricultural Policy to the EU Green Deal drag on. Yet the goal of a truly sustainable European agricultural policy will only be achieved alongside a courageous trade policy, argues Thilo Bode.
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Technology 10-05-2021

Why the impasse on data flows threatens Europe’s digital recovery

Most people’s image of world trade will be a huge container ship similar to the one that was recently stuck in the Suez canal, full of cars, clothes and other goods. However, the modern global economy increasingly runs on huge...
Economy & Jobs 16-11-2020

Putting fairness at the core of EU trade policy

How can the EU's new trade policy have fairness at its core? Following the end of the public consultation on the new policy, a cross-party group of MEPs make their suggestions.
Economy & Jobs 06-10-2020

Wanted: a positive trade agenda for Europe

Trade Commissioner nominee Valdis Dombrovskis needs to go back to basics and create a positive EU trade agenda. It is vital that the EU chooses a more open path and resists the renewed pressure for protectionism, argue Fredrik Persson and Anna Stellinger.