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EU-Asia and Pacific relations

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Protection from dumped and subsidised imports [EU Legislation in Progress]

On 9 November 2016, the European Commission published a proposal for targeted changes to the EU anti-dumping and anti-subsidy regulations. The proposal is a response to the expiry of parts of China’s WTO accession protocol in December 2016 and to unfair trade practices from third countries. Continue reading

The international dimension of European Urban Policy

Written by Isabel Moran Vidal Cities in the European Union Nowadays, 71.7% of the population of the European Union (EU) lives in urban areas . Cities play an important role in implementing policies related to culture, economic and social development, climate and environment. Moreover, in order to achieve the goals stated in Europe 2020 , … Continue reading

Ahead of the 10th ASEM Summit

Written by Enrico D’Ambrogio The 10th ASEM summit will take place in Milan, Italy on 16 and 17 October 2014. The 51 members will come together under the theme ‘Responsible Partnership for Sustainable Growth and Security’, with the forum also seeking to enhance its impact and visibility. ASEM at a glance The first Asia-Europe Meeting … Continue reading

EU-Indonesia agreement on trade in legal timber

6 language versions available in PDF format Abkommen zwischen der EU und Indonesien über den Handel mit legalem Holz Acuerdo UE-Indonesia sobre el comercio de madera legal Accord entre l’Union européenne et l’Indonésie relatif au commerce du bois d’origine légale Accordo UE-Indonesia sul commercio di legname legale Umowa między UE a Indonezją w sprawie handlu … Continue reading

Afghan opium production reaches record high

Afghan opium production increased by 49% in 2013, reaching a record high. According to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), potential production was even higher, limited only by unfavourable weather conditions, while eradication efforts diminished. The drug trade helps sustain the military conflict and, with presidential elections in 2014 as well as the … Continue reading

EU imports of goods from Chinese forced labour

Goods made by forced labour in China, and a potential ban on their import to the EU, have long been on the EP agenda. Members have addressed numerous questions on the subject to the Commission and Council. Yet, so far EP calls for action have not led to tangible measures. The Chinese labour camp system … Continue reading

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