Monday 23 April 15.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 24 April, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30
Brussels - József Antall (4Q1)
Tuesday, 24 April 10.00
Annual report on the implementation of the Common Commercial Policy.MEPs will vote on a draft report evaluating the first review of the Common Commercial Policy since the publication of the Trade for All strategy and assess what it has done for EU jobs and business. Documents.
Monday and Tuesday
China. MEPs will first assess the state of the EU-China relations in a Monday debate on a draft opinion for the AFET committee and hear from Zhang Ming, Chinese Ambassador to the EU. The next day they hold a public hearing with foreign affairs MEPs on possible European strategies.
Monday, 15.15 and Tuesday 14.30 (hearing in JAN 2Q2)
US trade restrictions. The temporary exemption for the EU from import tariffs on steel and aluminium expires on May 1. One week before the deadline, MEPs will debate the ongoing talks for a permanent exemption with the EU Commission. Monday, 16.00
Further macro-financial help to Ukraine.Members will discuss a proposal offering EUR 1 billion as a loan to help Ukraine meet its external financing needs in 2018 and 2019. Ukraine's Minister of Finance Mr Oleksandr Danyliuk and Commissioner Pierre Moscovici will participate in the debate.
Future of WTO. This public hearing focuses on tensions and solutions, speakers include WTO Deputy-Director General Frederic Agah and experts from China, the US, India. Draft program. Tuesday 15.30
Screening of foreign direct investments. In this last debate before a May committee vote, MEPs will assess 400 amendments. Documents.
Import of cultural goods Antiquities from impoverished or war-torn countries are often illegally imported into Europe. How could an EU wide approach change this? Joint meeting with the IMCO committee. Monday, 16.30