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European industry urgently needs the Council to unblock trade defence reform, say S&Ds,  Alessia Mosca MEP, EU’s trade defence instruments (TDIs), steel industry, WTO+ approach,, David Martin,

European industry urgently needs the Council to unblock trade defence reform, say S&Ds

In a growing competitive global trade environment, the European Union is vulnerable to unfairly traded imports. This is why a modernisation of the EU’s trade defence instruments (TDIs) is urgently...
Updating EU-Mexico trade relations will create growth and strengthen our ties, say S&Ds, David Martin MEP, David Martin MEP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), Sorin Moisa,

Updating EU-Mexico trade relations will create growth and strengthen our ties, say S&Ds

The European Union and Mexico will soon start talks to modernise the EU-Mexico Global Agreement (in force since 2000), including its trade provisions. The Socialists and Democrats in the European...
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S&Ds welcome publication of TiSA documents and reiterate Parliament’s demands

The Socialists and Democrats today welcomed the decision by the European Commission to publicise its revised offer for an international Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). The Commission published...
A good trade deal with Mercosur can provide new opportunities for all, say S&Ds,  David Martin, Nicola Danti, Carlos Zorrinho,

A good trade deal with Mercosur can provide new opportunities for all, say S&Ds

Today, the long-stalled trade talks between the European Union and the Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay*) were revived with the two blocks exchanging offers to open up...
Pittella: S&D Group will not back Market Economy Status for China

Pittella: S&D Group will not back Market Economy Status for China

Following the debate this morning in the European Parliament, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: "The S&D Group is against granting Market Economy Status to China for a simple reason:...
TTIP must comply with European values and standards or it will fail, say S&D Euro MPs,  David Martin, Bernd Lange, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,

TTIP must comply with European values and standards or it will fail, say S&D Euro MPs

Following the release of confidential documents on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, S&D Euro MPs reiterate their call in favour of a progressive treaty...