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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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Fair trade - (Watch the video)

Fair trade - (Watch the video) Trade between different countries is a good thing. It has created jobs and improved living standards as a whole. But, has everyone benefitted in the same way? There has

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S&Ds say: No special treatment advocated by EPP-ECR-ENF alliance for MEPs in case of fraud suspicion.

The S&D Group welcomes the adoption in plenary today of the report on the revision of Regulation concerning investigations conducted by the European

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S&Ds: We call for a stronger EU 2020 Budget on Youth and Climate that lives up to citizens’ expectations and tackles global challenges

The plenary of the EU Parliament has voted in favour of the report on the guidelines for the 2020 Budget - Section III. It sets out the main political

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European Parliament backs free trade and investment protection agreements with Singapore

The European Parliament today backed a wide-ranging free trade agreement with Singapore and an agreement on investment protection, as well as a series

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Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the expected adoption of the draft mandates on EU-US trade talks by the European Commission today, S&D spokesperson for EU-USA trade

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S&Ds: geographical imbalance in the EIB investments policy and its incapacity to implement microcredits in third countries is unacceptable

With the approval of the today resolution on ‘the Annual Report 2017 control of the financial activities of the European Investment Bank (EIB)’ , the

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S&Ds: The EU is not a business club. No government can violate our common values without suffering the consequences

Today, with the approval of the ´Protection of the Union´s budget in case of generalised deficiencies as regards the rule of law in the Member States´

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European Parliament backs progressive trade agreement with Japan

The European Parliament today voted in favour of a comprehensive trade agreement with Japan. It is the largest bilateral trade deal ever concluded by

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Progressives outline vision for sustainable international trade and investment

Leading S&D MEPs and international trade experts today presented a new policy paper on a Progressive Model for International Trade and Investment. The