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S&Ds will push for a progressive EU-Singapore trade and investment partnership

Leading S&D MEPs today welcomed the signing of the EU-Singapore free trade agreement and investment protection agreement and will now examine the final text in detail. Singapore is by far the EU’...
Illegal trade of cultural goods, artefacts in Greece

S&Ds lead large majority to end illegal imports of cultural goods in the EU

The Socialists and Democrats led today a large cross-party majority in the trade and internal market committees to set up rules and protect cultural goods sold and imported in the EU from third...

The new Mexican law allowing collective bargaining paves the way for a trade agreement, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament advocate rules and standards in international trade and multilateral agreements to ensure that populations benefit from global trade. This is...
Positive first step from the Commission on copyright, portability and contract reform, Joe Weidenholzer, S&D Vice-President for the Digital Union, Evelyn Regner, S&D MEP Evelyne Gebhardt,

S&Ds take lead in creating a single digital gateway to facilitate online access to information across the EU

Today, the S&D Group led a coalition in the European Parliament to establish a single digital gateway to reduce administrative burden for citizens and businesses across the EU. The gateway will...
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Trump puts at risk EU-US partnership that needs to be preserved

With S&Ds support, the European Parliament backed a resolution today stating that although many decisions by the Trump administration put in jeopardy the international rules-based multilateral...

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...