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S&Ds welcome Commission’s proposal to crack down on illegal trade in cultural goods, Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, Elena Valenciano, terrorists,

S&Ds welcome Commission’s proposal to crack down on illegal trade in cultural goods

The Socialists and Democrats welcome the proposal to combat the illegal import of cultural artefacts presented by Commissioner Pierre Moscovici today. Illicit trade in valuable artworks, sculptures...
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S&Ds welcome political agreement on EU-Japan trade deal but set out clear conditions for final approval

Reacting to today's announcement by Commissioner Cecilia Malmström that a political agreement on a trade deal between the EU and Japan has been reached on the ministerial level ahead of a bilateral...
Ten progressive S&D principles for a new era of trade agreements, David martin, #TTIP, CETA, #4Africa, #ConflictMinerals,

Roles of European and national law-makers in trade deals clarified, but risk of blockage grows, say S&Ds to ECJ ruling

Today, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its ruling on the EU Singapore Free Trade Agreement. Two aspects of the trade deal, namely provisions relating to non-direct foreign investment...
S&Ds secure social rights and transparency in modernising EU port services, MEP Knut Fleckenstein, securing workers' rights and safety, social dialogue and environmental compliance, Ismail Ertug MEP,

Council’s anti-dumping proposals lack ambition, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats are disappointed by the content of the compromise reached today in the Council on a new anti-dumping system. The main objective of the new rules is to detect and redress...