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On this page you will find EU negotiating texts proposals and the latest round reports published since October 2015 related to the EU’s trade agreements and ongoing trade negotiations. On other pages, you will find additional documents related to our trade relations with partner countries. The variety and quantity of texts available on this website show the European Commission’s commitment to being the world’s most transparent public institution in the field of trade policy.


# NEGOTIATION ROUNDS

AUSTRALIA
  - Report of round 8, October 2020
  - Textual proposals, July 2019
  - Negotiating mandate, June 2018
  - More

CHILE
   - Report of round 7, June 2020  
   - Textual proposals, April 2019
   - Negotiating mandate, November 2017

CHINA INVESTMENT
  
- Report of round 34, November 2020

E-COMMERCE NEGOTIATIONS IN THE WTO
   - EU proposal, April 2019
   - Council decision and annex, April 2019
 
EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA
   - Report of round 2, July 2020
   - EU textual proposals, last updated November 2020

ENERGY CHARTER TREATY MODERNISATON
   - Mandate and annex, May 2019

EU-US TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
   - The mandate on the elimination of tariffs for industrial goods, April 2019
   - The mandate on conformity assessment, April 2019

INDONESIA
   - Report of round 9, June 2020
   - Textual proposals, July 2019
   - Cross-border data flows and protection of personal data and privacy - Factsheet, July 2018 

MERCOSUR
   - Text of the agreement, July 2019
   - Report of round 38, April 2019
   - Textual proposals, December 2017
   - More

 MEXICO
   - Agreement in Principle and its texts April 2018
   - Report of round 7, December 2017
   - More

MULTILATERAL INVESTMENT COURT (MIC)
   - Negotiating mandate, March 2018

MYANMAR
  
- Report of round 5, April 2017

NEW ZEALAND
   - Report of round 8, July 2020
   - EU textual proposals, July 2019
   - Negotiating mandate, June 2018
   - More

PHILIPPINES
   - Report of round 2, March 2017
   - EU textual proposals, March 2017

TRADE IN SERVICES AGREEMENT (TiSA)
   - Report of round 21, November 2016
   - EU textual proposals and revised offers, October 2016
  -  Negotiating mandate, March 2013

TUNISIA  (in FR)
   - Report of round 4, June 2019
   - Textual proposals, January 2019

WTO
   - EU-Brazil joint proposal on farm subsidies, July 2017

 
# AGREEMENTS & IMPLEMENTATION

CANADA
   - Meetings, documents and more

ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT WITH ACP COUNTRIES
   - Meetings and documents

FAROE ISLANDS - dialogues and committee meetings
   - 18th Joint Committee Meeting on 9 October 2019 : agenda | report

JAPAN
   - Meetings, documents and more

MONGOLIA - dialogues and committee meetings
   - 3rd EU-Mongolia Subcommittee on Trade and Investment: Agenda

SINGAPORE
  - Text of the agreement, April 2018

VIETNAM
  - Text of the agreement, February 2016


# COMMITTEES AND DIALOGUES

The EU and its trading partners meet regularly to discuss issues and best practices when applying the agreement. The committees meet regularly; the meeting documents can be found here:

Algeria, Armenia, BelarusCanada, Central America, Colombia - Ecuador - Peru, Economic Partnership Agreements, Egypt, Georgia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mexico, Moldova, Palestine, South Korea, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan,


# MEETINGS HELD BY:

  -  EVP and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis
  -  The Commissioner's cabinet
  -  EU Trade Director-General Sabine Weyand

 

# IMPACT ASSESSMENTS (IA) AND  SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT ASSESSMENTS (SIA):

   IAs and SIAs carried out in support of negotiations

  - Impact assessments
  - Sustainability impact assessments

# BETTER REGULATION

In order to ensure that EU policies and laws are prepared, implemented and reviewed in an open and transparent manner, stakeholders may express their views at every stage of the policy cycle. The following issues are currently open for comments:

  - By country or region: Chile, China, Georgia, Mexico, Moldova, Turkey.
  - By issue: Dispute settlement.
  - More on Better regulation