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Date Organisation Document Title
16 October 2015 Fertilizers Europe Trade Commissioner Malmstrom’s future EU trade policy
02 September 2015 Stichting Health Action International Review of the European Union’s Trade & Investment Policy
01 September 2015 GMB trade union GMB Trade Union input to European Commission Proposals for a New Trade Strategy
01 September 2015 FoodDrinkEurope FoodDrinkEurope’s contribution to the Future EU Trade Policy Strategy
27 August 2015 Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V. Neue Außenwirtschaftsstrategie der EU: Handel und Investitionen vereinfachen, Zukunft sichern!
01 August 2015 European Public Health Alliance How to include Public Health into the EU trade Policy Strategy?
31 July 2015 European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations EFPIA Contribution to the European Commission new trade strategy
16 July 2015 Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl Priorities for the communication of DG TRADE regarding an updated strategy for the EU's trade policy
10 July 2015 Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V. Impulses from the German chemical industry for a new EU trade strategy
30 June 2015 European Public Health Alliance Recommendations on how to embed health into the new EU trade strategy
22 June 2015 Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs Consumers at the heart of trade policy
19 June 2015 EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM ESF priorities for a European “Trade and Investment Strategy for Jobs and Growth”
10 June 2015 Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11 Indecent work-based competition is not the only way
05 June 2015 MEDICINES FOR EUROPE EGA contribution to Commission's strategy on trade and investment
01 June 2015 EuroCommerce The Future EU Trade: Free, Fluid, Simple, Predictable - Contribution to a new EU trade policy strategy
01 June 2015 Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment) Trade and sustainable development in the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP)
01 June 2015 IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide IFPI comments on the future Trade Strategy Communication and the EU’s trade relations
01 June 2015 COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE CEFS Input to the new EU trade policy strategy
01 June 2015 spiritsEUROPE In praise of trade - The New EU Trade Strategy. Key messages
01 June 2015 amfori - Trade with Purpose FTA Contribution to the European Commission Trade and Investment Strategy
01 June 2015 European Committee for Standardization CEN and CENELEC contribution to a new EU trade and investment strategy
01 June 2015 Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France Nouvelle stratégie commerciale européenne - Contribution au débat avec la société civile
02 February 2015 European Heart Network TTIP, international trade and cardiovascular health – a European Heart Network paper
23 January 2015 Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11 Clean clothes campaign contribution to the new trade strategy


  • Organisations should be registered in the Civil Society Dialogue (see Registering for the Trade Civil Society Dialogue)
  • Position papers should be sent in PDF format to the trade civil society mailbox (
  • The documents should include the following standard disclaimer on page 1 or 2:The content of this report does not reflect the official opinion of the European Commission. Responsibility for the information and views expressed in the report [therein] lies entirely with the author(s).
  • It might be useful to include a link to the website of the concerned organisation at the end of each document in case readers should require further information.
  • The number of documents each organisation can contribute would be one document per month and per organisation.