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Curiosidades de la Europa neoliberal: la Comisión Europea dice al canciller alemán Olaf Scholz que no reviva el fantasma del #TTIP (Tratado Transatlántico de Comercio e Inversiones que los movimientos sociales conseguimos descarrilar). #EUTrade…
1. Un portavoz del gobierno alemán sugirió esta semana que la UE reanude las negociaciones comerciales con el gobierno de Estados Unidos en un intento de resolver las crecientes tensiones en torno a las políticas "Buy American" del Presidente Joe Biden.…
2. El gobierno alemán ha expresado su deseo de que unas negociaciones comerciales puedan ayudar a resolver las crecientes tensiones sobre la Ley de Reducción de la Inflación de Estados Unidos, que Berlín y París consideran que "distorsiona la competencia".…
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#EUtrade - My 2 cents on @PhilHoganEU statement in the Dutch senate today as #AnimalWelfare was mentioned!

#SpoilerAlert - the story is not as wonderful...

👍 it is great that #AnimalWelfare has been picked up as a topic for cooperation with 🇨🇦 (1)… Image
.. BUT ❌there has been no concrete result to these discussions.

First, Canada has been discussing an update of its very outdated rules on #AnimalTransport for years. A first draft was published in 2013 - with better journey times for animals - but following an intensive (2)
industrial lobbying, another draft was presented in 2016, with longer journey times. 🐔can be transported for 28 to 36 hours; 🐮for 36 ; 🐎and 🐷for 28. In the EU, transportation time is in theory limited to 8 hours (with additional requirements for longer journeys) (3)
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We ❤️ closing the year remembering the highlights that made 2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣9️⃣!
Ready for a retrospective?
Let’s embark on this journey together ↓
We adopted new rules on single–use plastics.

Europe is setting an ambitious #PlasticsStrategy, reducing marine litter and paving the way for the rest of the world. ♻

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We said bye bye to overpriced phone calls and SMS between EU 🇪🇺 countries!
The new maximum prices for all international calls and SMS within the EU are 19 cents/minute (+VAT) for calls and 6 cents (+VAT) for SMS. More →!bn84rc
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1/4: First lesson learned at #HealthPACT event: EU health policy is a door and has multiple faces to improve population health. Complementary EU competence is just one of the many ways EU can act! #Wellbeing4all #EU4health
2/4 Second lesson learnt at #HealthPACT @PACT_eu event: most of the known EU law is internal market regulation. Via International Trade, the EU cost-shaping global systems impacting health @Trade_EU #Wellbeing4all #EU4health #EUTrade
3/4 Third lesson learned at #HealthPACT @PACT_eu event: there are many financial instruments influencing how health policy is perceived at European level - which are key to change the perception of health as an 'opportunity' rather than a 'problem'. #EU4health #Wellbeing4all
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Next week, Europe will have its most important rendezvous with voters for a generation!
373.000.000 citizens will vote to choose the direction the EU should take.
What about you?
All you need to know about the EU and #EUelections2019 in this thread ↓
What is the EU?
What are you voting for?
From the advantages of the #SingleMarket to the protection of our fundamental rights, the EU unites us in our diversity.

Vote in the #EUelections2019
What do you get from the EU?
From safe food to studying abroad, clean air to cheaper phone bills — you get the best deal from being in the EU.

Vote in the #EUelections2019
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EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July: EU imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas are on the rise.
Since arrival of the first U.S. LNG carrier in April 2016 and today, EU imports of LNG from the U.S. have increased from 0 to 2.8 billion cubic meters.!QP48YV #EUtrade
President @JunckerEU and President @realDonaldTrump agreed to strengthen EU-U.S. strategic cooperation with respect to energy.
In this context, the EU would import more LNG from the U.S. to diversify and render its energy supply more secure.
The EU and the U.S. will therefore work to facilitate trade in liquefied natural gas.
The EU is ready to facilitate more imports of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. and this is already the case.
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Thread: Some comments (and possible diplomatic/legal solutions) on Italy’s new government threat to not ratify #CETA (a more detailed analysis in my article with @RamsesWessel and (open access)) #FTA #EUtrade
2/ As long as Italy does not notify the non-ratification, there is time for creative diplomatic solutions (cf. Decision Heads of State/Government MS on Ukraine AA after Dutch referendum) or legal solutions (see below))
3/ But worst-case scenario that Italy makes such a notification, the ratification “permanently and definitely” failed (according to Statement 20 of the Council on CETA’s signature) (on these statements, see also )
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