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Wednesday, 01 July 2015

EU mission to Expo Milan – developing country focus

The Committee on International Trade has published its report following the official mission to ItalyPort of Genoa and EXPO Milano. It notes, “with the EU being the world’s biggest trader in agri-food products and their leading importer from developing countries, the visit permitted to focus on the impact of the Union’s commercial policy on food security and safety, including FTAs and trade legislation on market access, safeguards, customs, trade facilitation external tariffs and quotas, autonomous trade preferences and protection of geographical indicators.”The joint AGRI, INTA and ITRE Press Conference also highlighted the need to strengthen rules-based WTO system and finalise the Doha Round.

Source: europarl.europa.eu