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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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Tax justice (Watch the video)

You have to pay your taxes, so why shouldn’t the rich and super rich, as well as big businesses, pay? We want to ensure that everyone pays their fair share of taxes in Europe. In recent years, tax

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Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Our plenary week in action - 25 to 28 March 2019 - How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

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Final EU tax report voted: How to stop losing €825.000.000.000 a year to tax evasion

Following leadership from the Socialists and Democrats, the most ambitious report from the European Parliament so far on how to tackle tax evasion,

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Socialists and Democrats want companies to pay a fair minimum effective tax rate of 18%

It is time for Europe to move towards a fairer tax system. While workers in OECD countries pay more than 25% of their wages in tax, multinationals

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S&Ds strengthen system of financial supervision in Europe

In tough negotiations, S&D MEP Pervenche Berès succeeded today in reaching an agreement between the European Parliament and member states on an EU

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Call for minimum corporate tax: S&Ds success in the fight against tax evasion, tax avoidance and money laundering in Europe

Following leadership fr om the Socialists and Democrats, the Special Committee on Financial Crimes, Tax Evasion and Tax Avoidance of the European

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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

06 Feb 2019
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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