The paper highlights several specific problems that affect EU companies trading with Turkey and gives particular attention to the 30% and 50% customs duties that were imposed on footwear in August
Joint Industry statement on EU-Japan FTA negotiations.
This position paper presents the exciting opportunities for trade with Myanmar.
This statement calls for a change of the current legislation on "Safer Product Packages".
The statement discusses the currently drafted regulation on conflict minerals.
This position paper addresses the inadequate current trade rule book of the WTO, it explains why the WTO matters for international trade and expresses the expectations of the WTO conference in Bali
The EU-Japan position paper shows what drives growth and what unfulfilled potential of the trade relation exists.
Joint statement by international business organisations calling for a deal on Trade Facilitation in Bali.
Joint statement by European business organisations on the occasion of the 21st EU-Japan Summit.
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.
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.
Geographic indication protection already provides a high degree of reputation and value on agricultural products – something that is appreciated by consumers.
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
Recent political tensions between the EU and Russia burdened the trade relations.
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
This Position Paper outlines BSCI’s understanding of and approach to the practice of Sumangali as well as actions we have taken to ensure protection for at-risk workers.
In some developing countries, workers do not receive the minimum legal wage and for factories, the payment of the legal wage is already a challenge.
Many penal systems across the world allow the possibility of prison labour under certain conditions.
With this guidance BSCI aims to inform its Participants and stakeholders about the risks associated with use of chemicals in the agricultural sector and encourage them to use appropriate quantities
Uzbekistan is the only country where children are organized and forced by the government to harvest cotton which earns the Uzbek government over one billion dollars annually.
Social Compliance in RMG Industry in Bangladesh
On the eve of your visit to Uzbekistan, we call on you to urge the Government of Uzbekistan to invite the International Labour Organisation to conduct unfettered monitoring of the cotton harvest th