The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) warns European Member States not to approve the proposal by the EU Commission to impose anti-dumping duties on imports from China of ceramic tableware and kitche
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing retailers, importers and brand companies calls for the European Parliament to open European markets to Burmese products without delay, following th
The position paper presents the possible benefits for both sides by entering into a trade agreement, the importance of Vietnam imports into the EU as well as existing trade barriers.
FTA regrets the decision by the EU Commission to enact legislation to impose provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 59% on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware from China.
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing retailers, importers and brand companies, encourages EU and Chinese political leaders to make a firm commitment in favour of free trade when meetin
World leaders have agreed to a “roadmap” towards a greener economy and setting sustainable development goals, reflecting various elements which have been highlighted during the Rio+20 Corporate Sus
The FTA encourages the G20 countries to convey a clear statement against the alarming rise of protectionist measures around the world when they will meet in Los Cabos, Mexico, on 18 and 19 June 201
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing European retailers, brand companies and importers, welcomes the EU decision to remove restrictive measures in force against the Asian country.
This position paper states reasons for a comprehensive free trade and investment agreement with the US, it outlines the remaining barriers that hinder trade between the US and EU and it presents re
The position paper discusses the trade barriers European businesses face in China and how it influences trade.
“A clear way out of the deadlock of the WTO Doha Development agenda has not been found.
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing European retailers and importers, appeals to the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to shape the necessary conditions for a successful o
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) has reacted positively but with some restraint to the results of the G20, which took place last week in Cannes.
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA), representing retailers, importers and brand companies, calls on the G20 countries to resist protectionism and work towards an agreement in all important monetar
The FTA, representing European retailers and traders, calls upon the EU to place trade and investments at the core of the bilateral relations with China.
EU importers have criticised the EU Commission’s proposal for a new Scheme of Generalized Tariff Preferences.
After many months, the EU/Korea Free Trade Agreement was finally passed by the European Parliament yesterday, paving the way for the elimination of customs duties and trade barriers between the two
This paper first examines the investigation process and shows the amount of data that may be involved when the Commission assesses whether anti-dumping measures should be imposed. It illustrates h
The FTA welcomed this statement saying “India is fast becoming an important market for our members, both in terms of imports and exports, and a swift conclusion to the troubled negotiations is need
The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) explicitly criticises the establishment of a compulsory origin marking which was endorsed by the European Parliament.
This paper calls for the revision of some points in the Generalized System of Tariff Preferences.
In this paper, we examine such issues as: the quality of non-confidential complaints; the Commission’s responsibility towards responding to submissions by retailers and importers; access to informa
The European retailers in the Foreign Trade Association (FTA) expect the G20 leaders to make headway on promoting trade and investments and reaffirm their commitment against protectionism at the fo
During a workshop on a new CSR agenda for Europe, organised on June 9 at the European Parliament and chaired by the MEP and rapporteur on CSR, Richard Howitt, the Business Social Compliance Initiat