International Trade Committee
Highlights of next meeting
Monday 19 June, 15.00 –18.30
Tuesday 20 June, 9.00 – 12.30 and 15.00 – 18.30
Brussels, József Antall 6Q2
Tuesday, 20 June at 10.00
New anti-dumping calculation methodology.MEPs will vote on the draft report and amendments to update the EU’s anti-dumping measures, designed to protect EU jobs and business from unfair external competition. The measures would target those countries where there are ‘substantial market distortions’, regardless of whether they have been granted market-economy status. The core of this new methodology is to calculate the real costs of production through the use of undistorted international prices, costs or benchmarks. Procedure fileRapporteur: Salvatore Cicu.
Temporary autonomous trade measures for Ukraine. Vote on an agreement with the Council on further trade concessions for agriculture products to foster economic and political progress after the provisional application of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. Procedure file. Rapporteur: Jaroslaw Walesa
Macro-financial assistance to the Republic of Moldova. MEPs are to vote on a deal with the Council regarding a combination of EU grant and loan, worth of€100 million to support the external financial needs of the country going through an economic and political turmoil. Procedure file Rapporteur: Sorin Moisa
Monday and Tuesday
Tuesday, 20 June, 10.30 Exchange of views with Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General, World Trade Organization. MEPs to discuss the global trade landscape and 11th WTO Ministerial Conference taking place in Buenos Aires on 10 and 13 December this year, and which will be preceded by a Parliamentary Conference co-organised by the EP.
Tuesday, 20 June 11.30 Dual-use export control regime. MEPs debate the amendments on the proposal aiming to adapt to new threats by including a human rights dimension and cyber-surveillance technology, thereby giving the EU a new tool to protect human rights globally. Procedure file Rapporteur: Klaus Buchner
Monday 19 June, 15.00 Gender Equality in EU Trade Agreements
Jointly with Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. MEPs will hear about concrete proposals for the EU trade policy to reflect gender equality objectives. Procedure file. Co-rapporteurs: Malin Björk, Eleonora ForenzaWebstream