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S&Ds welcome political understanding on EU Mercosur deal and insist on guarantees for labour rights and environmental standards

After 20 years of negotiations, the EU and Mercosur today signed a political agreement on their future Association Agreement. Reacting to this news, S

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Fair trade - (Watch the video)

Fair trade - (Watch the video) Trade between different countries is a good thing. It has created jobs and improved living standards as a whole. But, has everyone benefitted in the same way? There has

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European Parliament backs free trade and investment protection agreements with Singapore

The European Parliament today backed a wide-ranging free trade agreement with Singapore and an agreement on investment protection, as well as a series

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Gender and Trade: Reaping the benefits of trade for all

Trade and gender are more linked than one may think. Trade Policies naturally affect the sectoral composition of the economy, magnifying or reducing

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Time is not ripe for EU-US trade talks, say S&Ds

Speaking ahead of the expected adoption of the draft mandates on EU-US trade talks by the European Commission today, S&D spokesperson for EU-USA trade

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European Parliament backs progressive trade agreement with Japan

The European Parliament today voted in favour of a comprehensive trade agreement with Japan. It is the largest bilateral trade deal ever concluded by

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Progressives outline vision for sustainable international trade and investment

Leading S&D MEPs and international trade experts today presented a new policy paper on a Progressive Model for International Trade and Investment. The

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The European Union must lead drive for a reformed WTO

The European Parliament today backed a report calling for the EU to lead the drive for a reformed World Trade Organization (WTO). S&D MEPs stressed

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S&Ds will push for a progressive EU-Singapore trade and investment partnership

Leading S&D MEPs today welcomed the signing of the EU-Singapore free trade agreement and investment protection agreement and will now examine the

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S&Ds lead large majority to end illegal imports of cultural goods in the EU

The Socialists and Democrats led today a large cross-party majority in the trade and internal market committees to set up rules and protect cultural