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ExportUSA supports the creation of a new political dialogue between the EU and the US to foster European Trade with the United States of America. This activity will be created through the establishment of an international network in Brussels, consisting of Researchers, Logistics Experts, Lawyers, Brokers, Port Authorities, Associations of the Chambers of Commerce, Regional Authorities, Member States and many other experts on EU and US Affairs.
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The European Parliament has passed on an opportunity to sanction mandates for upcoming trade talks. The EU has elected to start talks despite tariffs on aluminum and steel still being in place. The creation of a 21st century trade policy framework is a daunting task in the current environment of Brexit chaos, and experts agree that a more multifaceted approach is needed, with a focus on quick wins.
ExportUSA recently organized a seminar on U.S Market opportunities for Belgium. The event took place at the Regional Chamber of Commerce of Brussels (BECI). The event was a great success, with many regional companies attending. In other news this week, the European parliament voted against an EU mandate on starting negotiations with the US and established a new set of rules protecting EU farmers.
The U.S. Trade Representative’s office announced last week that it plans to suspend a scheduled tariff increase on Chinese goods “until further notice”. In advance of high-level meetings later this month, most analysts agree that significant progress has been made, and that negotiations are in their final stages.
The EC recently voted to create an EU-wide framework for screening of foreign direct investments. A detailed analysis of FDI in the EU will follow. Key issues include national security and protecting the integrity of EU-wide initiatives like Horizon 2020 and Galileo. Belgium is already out of the gates with a new commitment from Pakistan.
An economic analysis by the European Commission confirms that the EU and the US would both benefit by eliminating the remaining tariffs on all industrial goods. EU exports of industrial goods to the US would increase by 8% and US exports to the EU by 9% by 2033, which corresponds to respectively €27 billion and €26 billion in EU and US exports.
The European Commission will host executives from European Energy firms on Thursday, as they seek to explore ways to break the dollar’s grip on the energy trading markets. Markets overall are trending bullish in advance of renewed optimism on US-China talks. The auto sector is also in the news, with Michelin seeing strong gains and concerns growing that section 232 tariffs will be applied to autos.
Romania has taken over the presidency of the Council of the European Union, and now there is much interest in trade between Romania and the US. Exports to the U.S. have been booming since last June.