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Bilateral Trade Negotiations: State of Play

  • Date: 08/03/2012, 14:30 - 17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 05/03/2012 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 08/03/2012, 14:30 - 17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 05/03/2012 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to update civil society organisations on the state of play of trade negotiations with India, Singapore, Malaysia and Canada. The meeting will also debrief the civil society on the on the preparations for free trade agreements with Thailand and Vietnam, on the multiparty trade agreement between the EU and Andean countries and on the trade pillar of the Association Agreement between the EU and Central America, and on the state of play of trade initiatives with the Southern Mediterranean

Moderator
Mr Didier Bloch, Coordinator Relations with Civil Society, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA
14.30 - 14.45 Free Trade Agreement between the EU and India
Ms Annette Grunberg, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate General for Trade

14.45 – 15.00 Q & A

15.00 – 15.15 Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Singapore
Mr Georg Roebling, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate General for Trade

15.15 – 15.30 Q & A

15.30 – 15.45 Free Trade Agreement between the EU and Malaysia and the preparations for trade agreements with Thailand and Vietnam
Ms Claudia Weiss, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate General for Trade (Malaysia, Thailand)
Ms Maaike Hofman, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate General for Trade (Malaysia)
Ms Frauke Sommer, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate General for Trade (Vietnam)

15.45 – 16.00 Q & A

16.00 - 16.15 Multiparty Trade Agreements between the EU and Andean countries and between the EU and Central America
Mr Michelangelo Margherita, Policy Co-ordinator, Latin America Unit, Directorate General for Trade

16.15 – 16.30 Q & A

16.30 – 16.45 Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada
Mr Kristofer Du Rietz, Policy Co-ordinator, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate General for Trade

16.45 – 17.00 Q & A

17.00 - 17.15 State of play of trade initiatives with the Southern Mediterranean
Ms Sofia Munoz Albarran, Deputy Head of Unit, Trade Relations with Euromed and the Middle East, Directorate-General for Trade

17.15 – 17.30 Q & A
 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • amfori
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • ASSOCIATION EUROPÉENNE DU COMMERCE DE FRUITS ET LÉGUMES DE L'UE - European Fruit and Vegetables Trade Association
  • ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Both ENDS
  • Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • CAOBISCO
  • Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11
  • Cerame-Unie
  • CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • EuroCommerce
  • EuroCommerce
  • Eurogroup for Animals
  • EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • European Biodiesel Board
  • European Biodiesel Board
  • European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • European Cocoa Association
  • European Committee for Co-operation of the Machine Tool Industries
  • European Dairy Association aisbl
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European farmers
  • European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • European Fertiliser Import Association
  • European Patent Office
  • European Patent Office
  • European Peacebuilding Liaison Office
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • European Services Strategy Unit
  • European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • Fairwatch
  • Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • FoodDrinkEurope
  • Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Gdynia Cotton Association
  • Grupo Empresarios Agrarios (GEA)
  • IFAW Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds gGmbH
  • Industrial Ethanol Association
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Federation for Human Rights
  • Japan Machinery Center
  • Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
  • SOS Faim Action pour le développement
  • STARCH EUROPE
  • The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Wirtschaftliche Vereinigung Zucker e.V.
  • Wirtschaftskammer Österreich