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Udo Bullmann: De-escalation of trade war is positive but relationship is far from normal

Reacting to the outcome of the meeting between European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and US president Donald Trump, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann stated: “The result of the meeting...
New rules on posting of workers are an overdue first step, say S&Ds, Single Market, Maria João Rodrigues, Jutta Steinruck MEP, Posting of Workers Directive, S&D Euro MP Agnes Jongerius, Commission President Juncker, equal pay for equal work at the same wo

Udo Bullmann: We are determined to protect European workers, industries and the multilateral trading system

In view of tomorrow’s meeting between European Commission president Juncker, trade commissioner Malmström and US president Trump to discuss trade issues, S&D Group president Udo Bullmann warns of...
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EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, an important step forward

Leading S&D MEPs today welcomed the signing of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement and will now examine the final text in detail. The S&D Group fights for a progressive trade agenda...
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S&Ds call on EU leaders to stand firm against Trump's populist and protectionist punitive tariffs

Reacting to the announcement that US punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium on EU imports would enter into force as of tomorrow, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The imposition of US tariffs...
The Council’s proposal to renew EU’s trade defences is unacceptable for S&Ds, EU's trade defence instruments (TDIs), Alessia Mosca, lesser duty rule, David Martin MEP, dumping,

S&Ds strengthen trade defence instruments to protect European jobs

Today, the European Parliament is set to adopt new rules to combat unfair cheap imports. Under the new rules higher tariffs can be imposed against dumped or subsidised imports from non EU-countries...