Pour l’ancien commissaire européen et ex-patron de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce, c’est la mise en œuvre du plan de relance de l’UE qui décidera, ou non, de sa portée: il a le potentiel de constituer une «arme de persuasion massive pour l’Union» Lire l’interview sur Le Temps

To celebrate our 20th anniversary, the European Chamber hosted a ‘VIP Webinar Series’ in May 2020 with the world’s leading industry experts, scholars, political consultants and strategists, on a variety of topics including economy, politics, technology, sustainability, EU-China relation and EU-China-US triangle. The webinar series were well received and attracted over a thousand attendees. This […]

After feeling betrayed by Brussels’ initial pandemic response, Italians have welcomed the new fiscal deal Sam Fleming in Brussels, Miles Johnson in Rome, and Ian Mount in Madrid JULY 24 2020 Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte was unrestrained in his triumphalism about the deal he secured at this week’s crisis summit in Brussels. The unprecedented pan-European rescue package, he boasted, “would […]

The former head of the World Trade Organisation has accused President Trump of issuing an “empty threat” in warning that he could withdraw the United States. Pascal Lamy said that Washington had sought to “rob the bank” by leading a sustained campaign to paralyse global trade’s supreme court. The director-general between 2005 and 2013 conceded […]

S’il regrette les compromis sur le budget, l’ancien commissaire Lamy salue l’effort majeur des 27 pour soutenir la relance, véritable avancée de la « solidarité de fait » chère à Robert Schuman. Lien vers l’entretien au Soir

FOREWORD Preferential trade agreements (PTAs) are a critical part of the international trade architecture, but they remain poorly understood. In part, this is because there is surprisingly limited information on what their features are and how they work in practice. This disconnect became patently clear in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum, which has pulled […]