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