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S&Ds lead the drive for EU rules on businesses behaving responsibly

The S&D Group in the European Parliament wants to see the EU use the weight of its single market with 450 million consumers to set global standards

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With the up-dated Enforcement Regulation, the EU will be in a better position to defend our commercial interests

The European Parliament will today debate and tomorrow vote the up-dated Enforcement Regulation as agreed in the negotiations with the Commission and

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Mutual recognition of geographical indications is encouraging sign for EU-China cooperation

Today, the European Parliament approved the EU-China agreement on the cooperation and protection of geographical indications* (GIs). This will protect

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Bernd Lange: Tonight’s agreement on dual-use goods is a breakthrough for human rights in trade

Today in the late afternoon, negotiators from the European Parliament, the Commission and member states after six years of negotiations finally agreed

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Trade policy review: Lange and Van Brempt urge Commission and ministers to give climate goals and labour rights teeth

Tomorrow, the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee is set to formally adopt the Parliament’s input into the EU’s trade policy review

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S&Ds: Dombrovskis is fit for the job but we now expect a concrete breakthrough for fair and sustainable trade

Following today’s hearing in front of the International Trade Committee of the European Parliament, the Socialists and Democrats expressed their

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Hogan’s resignation: Present a woman as next Commissioner, say S&Ds to Irish government

Following Phil Hogan’s resignation as EU trade Commissioner late Wednesday evening, Iratxe Garcia, S&D leader, said: “I respect Phil Hogan’s decision

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S&D Group: UK should deliver on its promises

The S&D Group is calling on the UK Government to deliver on its commitments for a comprehensive future partnership and to keep its promises to ensure

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EU trade deal strengthens labour rights of Vietnamese workers

Today, the Vietnamese National Assembly approved both the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement and ratified the International Labour Organisations (ILO)’s

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Modernised EU-Mexico agreement will strengthen multilateralism and help fight corruption in Mexico, say S&Ds

S&D MEPs welcome the consensus reached this week between Commissioner for trade, Phil Hogan, and the Mexican minister for economy, Graciela Márquez